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Playdough activity ideas for children and adults Lavender playdough hugs! there's nothing quite like a hug from someone special on national hugging day, Valentine's day or, well let's face it on any day! This fragrant purple playdough themed activity combines sensory play and a gifted hug that helps to promote the benefits a squeeze can bring, be it a smile, a chuckle or the warm fuzzy feeling that comes from knowing how truly huggable you are!  Meet our Lavenders; blue, quartz and pink, cute little character hugs waiting eagerly to share the delights of dough infused squashiness.

Lavender purple coloured playdough activity

Once the lavender hugs are printed on card, trim around the outer edge of each mouse and then use a craft knife to cut the two lines that form a slot. Slide 5 or 6 lavender stems through and if necessary sticky tape the bottoms in place. Present with a quantity of coloured playdough, dried or fresh lavender, scissors, rolling pins, cutters and then have fun!

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Handmade playdough recipe

Lavender flowers - dry or fresh, loose buds and stems  
Playdough tools eg. scissors, rolling pins and cutters

Printable lavender hugs

Click to view and print the lavender hug pictures
Score the lavender stalk slots with a craft knife  

Buy lavender sprigs on
Buy left and right handed children's safety scissors on
Buy purple glitter on
Lavender playdough idea - preschool activity
Lavender and it's large range of products enable an equally large number of learning opportunities from supporting a country or a county's own flowering variety to exploring the folklore, symbolism and usage that surrounds this beautifully fragrant plant.
Purple coloured playdough activities - lilac indigo violet lavender

Lavendula on wikipedia    

Lavender folklore on Cotswold lavender  

Gallery of lavender art on google images
Lavender playdough activity Lavender playdough - scented colours of purple
lavender playdough recipe

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