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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 Snowflake skies    
Build wintery scenes on a snowman themed playdough mat by blending glitter and mica powder into a mound of white dough and using snowflake shaped cutters to decorate the air around the snowman. Add hardened clay snowflakes as a texture contrast and sprinkle faux snow and snowflake confetti over your landscape. For permanent decorations use the clay snowflakes as hand crafted ornaments  

How to make shiny snowflake playdough activity

Resources needed for this playdough activity
Links are to

 A quantity of white playdough - handmade dough recipe

Irridescent glitter

Silver glitter

White mica powder    

For play and collage

Printouts of the snowman snowflake playdough mat
Click to print the snowman snowflake playdough mat
access to a laminator and A4 pouches

Snowflake table confetti

Dough rollers and snowflake cutters  -  plunger cutters

Artificial snow 

Blue silver mix glitter pony beads 

To expand use paper punches to create your own snow fall

Optional -
airdry clay for making hard snowflakes   

Buy iridescent snowflake confetti on
Buy a blue silver and white pony bead mix on
Buy snowflake shaped cutters on
Ingredients to make shiny soft playdough
Fine motor skills - pinching and sprinkling artificial snow

Permanent hard clay snowflakes can be used as room decorations, mobiles or as greeting card embellishments

Airdry handmade snowflake shaped decorations Handmake clay decorations

Buy white airdry clay to make permanent hard sculpted decorations
Buy laminators and pouches on


  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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