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 Emboss the surface of playdough, personalising it with patterns, pictures and other surface designs! Gather a selection of tools that you feel are interesting, relevant and can share what they're made of with everyone taking part. Explore the shapes and impressions each tool creates and have fun with the process involved!

Embossing designs in the surface of playdough - printing design activities

Plastic tools for texture and design

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ELC rubbing plates  and easy palm grip dough stamps

Florals and shapes
Palm and finger grips  
Clay and dough stampers

Hair combs

Letter and number stampers  

Toast stamps or picture press
Cutlery: forks, spoons
Interlocking blocks 
Buy hand rollers that add pattern and texture to the surface of dough on
Buy bladed pizza rollers for playdough on
ELC playdough palm grip embossing stamps ebbossing plates for playdough activities
Buy textured rolling pins to pattern the surface of playdough
Use hair cambs to add pattern and texture to the surface of dough
Buy embossing and rubbing plates on
Buy palm held roller balls on

Nature's, natural resources for adding decoration and interest to the surface of playdoughSurface printing on playdough with nature's natural resources

Buy finger grip printers on
Buy palm held printer tools on
Fir pine cones for playdough activities


  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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 Playdough activities by age 

 Benefits of playdough  

Sensory playdough activities

Playdough textures

Copyright notice - designed, written and illustrated by Ruth Grimes