Playdough activities

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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 Play dough activity plan and activity evaluation sheets

Planning to enjoy playdough even for children to take up as a spontaneous activity means a little preparation can help to organise the ingredients and equipment needed to weigh, measure, clour and mix the dough and to find the best place for this to happen. Explore what's best for you through one of the two planner linked below and collect together the tools and other resources that you feel will enrich your children's play, enhance the opportunities for their learning and support their individual interests. A shopping checklist is also available to hep ensure everything you want to be available is!
1. Playdough activity planner and playdough activity evaluation

2. Playdough Activity Planner document - linking to professional outcomes

3. Playdough activity shopping checklist
Planning a playdough activity
Playdough shopping checklist
Playdough activity plan

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  
 Playdough books  
 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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Sensory playdough activities

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