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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 Pumpkin shapes and 2D, 3D model making. We got twisty with a collection of curled tendrils and scented cinnamon twig stalks as a patch of pumpkin characters evolved with facial features that matched the shape of the board.  Using mirrors and awesome face pulling the challenge was in recreating scary and happy on each pumpkin! 

Jack 'O' Lantern carving

Playdough pumpkin shapes - October Halloween activity

Resource suggestions

Playdough - handmade dough recipe

Loose media decoration - links are to
Twigs - cinnamon sticks
Curling ribbon - craft stems                    
scissors - extruder tools

Shape names - label signs  
Circle shape board   
Star shape board  
Triangle shape board 
Square shape board
Pumpkin playdough model making - Halloween activity ideas

Shape word labels - playdough text signs
Wooden shaped circle - playdough mat
Wooden shaped star - playdough mat
Wooden shaped triangle - playdough mat
Wooden shaped square - playdough mat

3D net and solid gepmetric shapes - available on
Shaped cookie cutters- buy on
Craft foam to cut and decorate - buy on
Pencils, bamboo and cinnamon sticks make great curling rods. To make pumpkin fruit tendrils, wind each craft stem around the choosen rod and slide off.    

Curling pumpkin tendrils and sniping stalks
Buy left and right handed children's safety scissors on
Buy extruder tools on
Buy laminators and pouches on

Pumpkin themed activity ideas  

5 orange pumpkins in a greengrocer's shop - preschool counting game    

Pumpkin craft activities on google images    


  Playdough Recipes
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 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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