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Playdough activity ideas for children and adults Santa's spaghetti playdough beard! ours grew from a range of tools with Santa Claus's whiskery chin varying between long and flowing to short and stubby. A great opportunity to share different childhood and picture book stories about who and how this gift bringer is all around during late autumn, early winter, when in the northern hemisphere. Please feel free to use the illustrated printable for your own activities or paper & crayons to support personalised drawings. Laminate these or have blank pre-laminated sheets & paper clips available to protect the art work from the dough. Add extruders and scissors and make doughy strings that strengthen hand muscles, honing children's cutting, squeezing and positional skills. Enjoy and a have very merry Yule xx

 Santa Clause's spaghetti string playdough bead!

Resources needed for this playdough activity
Some of the following links are to

 A quantity of white playdough - handmade dough recipe
 scissors  and extruder tools

 Iridescent glitter and silver snowflakes  

Printout of the Santa Claus face

Click to view and print the full Santa playdough beard sheet
Dough extruders to make spaghetti strings  

Buy left and right handed children's safety scissors on
Buy spaghetti extruder tools on

Other Christmas and winter themed activities

Many more Christmas playdough activity ideas in pictures!

Buy hand body lotion moisturiser on
Buy iridescent glitter on
Buy silver snowflake confetti on

Buy laminators and pouches on
Buy mint flavouring on


  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  
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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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