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 game ideas
Playdough games for younger children and the older doughy inclined!

Game ideas
  • roll a dice, cut out shapes and stack, after 4 turns the highest tower wins
  • complete an LED circuit using playdough 
  • make your gaming partner's face 
  • take turns adding to a playdough sculpture 
  • tie handles to laminated paper, balance some playdough and race
  • playdough in a magazine picture!
  • roll balls of dough towards a target, closest one wins
  • design the craziest character using ping pong ball eyes
  • toss balls of dough into Play-Doh pots

This list of game activities is in no way exhaustive! We discover new things to do with dough every day so when it comes taking turns, rolling dice, spining spinners and setting timers have fun!

 Umbrella raindrops

 Brussels sprout squashing!

 Hungry monsters

 F1 car racing game

 Billy Goats and the Troll
 Shape cards to build on

 Playdough face mats

 Conductive playdough activity

 Ping pong eyeballs!

Roll, shape and drop a number of raindrops
Brussels sprouts vegetable squashing playdough activity
Hungry monsters playdough game
F1 car racing playdough game
Billy Goats and Troll playdough game
Playdough shape mats to print laminate and play ..
Make a friend's face in playdough
complete a working LED circuit using playdough
Use permanent marker pens on ping pong balls to create a crazy character!

Play-Doh games on
Play-Doh Launch game
Play-Doh smashed potatoes
  Play-doh Touch


 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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