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Playdough recipes - edible and non-edible
an alphabetical list of playdough activities and ideas
playdough colour themed activity ideas for children's play and adults well-being
Playdough activity ideas for children and adults  Allergic to playdough? 

This publication from the UK's Food Standards Agency - Top Allergy Types explains 14 allergy triggering ingredients that could be added to playdough either at the recipe stage or as enhancements to the activity once it's in play.

1. celery 2. cereals containing gluten 3. crustaceans 4. eggs  5. fish, 6. lupin 7. milk 8. molluscs 9. mustard 10. nuts 11. peanuts 12. sesame seeds  13. soya 14. sulphur dioxide

Gluten free playdough recipe

Playdough and allergy types

The quantity of salt added to a traditional playdough recipe is considerable. The taste helps to prevent children and adults ingesting a dangerous amount but pets are at risk from eating a quantiuty that could be fatal - PDSA poisons and hazards  and RSPCA

Please supevise your dough activities and store out of reach when not in use.

Edible playdough recipes  

Buy left and right handed children's safety scissors on
Planning for children to learn through their senses
Observation and planning in Early Years settings

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  Playdough Recipes
 Edible playdough recipes
 Not for eating  playdough recipes
 An alphabet of playdough

Aa - Bb - Cc - Dd - Ee - Ff - Gg - Hh - Ii - Jj - Kk

 Ll - Mm - Nn - Oo - Pp - Qq - Rr - Ss - Tt - Uu
 Vv - Ww - Xx - Yy - Zz   

 Seasonal playdough activities  
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 Colour themed playdough activities
 Mixed - metallic rainbow and duos
 Red playdough
Pink playdough
 Orange playdough
 Yellow playdough
 Green playdough
 Blue playdough
 Purple playdough
 Brown playdough
 Black playdough
 Grey playdough
 White playdough


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