Here you'll find all the activity pages, news and updates added to
the site throughout 2016 and 2017
News for November 2017
Full activity page on its way, in the meantime grab a headstart with one
playdough mat and two
smaller printables ideal for building your own stocking filler or stuffer
kits! Include a Doh-Vinci design set and get ready for some seriously
festive decorating. Minimise the print size of the stockings to create bunting
|Not too long until the
countdown to gift giving begins .. celebrate the excitement with a Play-Doh calendar or a Doh-Vinci set for the design lover in your family
|Stay safe tonight, if
planning on a bonfire don't forget to check for
hedgehogs under and around or if you're attending a planned
event have the best fun!
|An extra hedgehog
outline picture added :) Don't forget to check mounds of leaves
in the run up to November 5th or ideally have a great time at your locally
organised firework events
News for October 2017
|Amazon are giving away
free Play-Doh & other stocking filler goodies with any £30+
order from the Toy department. You must add one free toy
sample box to your order to receive it - free amazon box here
Offer ends 23rd November at 11.59pm or until stocks last - full terms and conditions
| Following on with
another nursery rhyme have fun with some cute finger mice puppets and
some playdough clock counting mats on the Hickory
Dickory dock page
now's the time to collect empty acorn cups for playdough making, counting
News for September 2017
wings! cut straws and stems and join them together using
beads and ropes of playdough. Explore different lengths, numbers and the
nocturnal animals that wake whilst we sleep.
& playdough new printables and ideas to celebrate wild flowers
and mark Remembrance Day
for August 2017
|A new pizza
box outline template is available to print, cut and assemble.
Stack your newly made boxes and fill them with a selection of playdough
loaded creations! More pizza themed activity ideas on the way ..
dyed playdough activities there's a definite
playdough dyes, all the current dye
recipes together under one title! If you're out and about this lovely (so
far) bank holiday weekend pick a few fruits to enjoy with dough.
dye recipe, fabric and playdough colouring!
dye, playdough recipe
grass dye recipe colouring playdough
games find a variety of number based playdough activities
patch playdough game and a new slime
putty recipe page!
spiced playdough recipe autumn must be in the air!!
counting mats are now available to print from the wholegrain playdough
themed playdough activities including an ice and snowflake playdough
silkysteps' harvest scarecrow activity compliments a wholegrain
News for July 2017
playdough face mats have been added to the outline's activity page
Happy Summer holidays! Lego
and playdough, an awesome combination for mark making!
and how one video, 'pressing sparkly Play-Doh onto chintzy Disney princess
figurines has been viewed 550 million times' - on The Atlantic.com
and a great read from Tiffany Madsen colomnist on Grandrapidsms about
the benefits, ins and outs of playing with dough - The importance of play with PlayDoh
Turkeys! make your own gobbly birds using paper feather templates
of summer holiday playdough ideas
for June 2017
|Semblance is a newindie
game to look out for in 2018, with malleable landscapes the player guides
the character Squish around a world, problem solving by shaping objects.
Thegame's objective is caused by an invasion of hard materials, whereby
'Squish must collect the very essences of their world to bring the soft
world back to life'.
creative and somewhat gross use of Play-doh! Special effects creating a gunshot wound video
| Hot Hot Hot! Staggering
30ºC up here in the UK's NE today. Join us experimenting
with freeze boards, locked & taped inside grip sealed bags and used
to flatten, squash & shape the dough, plus keep our hands nicely chillled!
800g base boards and smaller 200g as paddles
for May 2017
bear create patterns and build designs across the surface
of Bear's duvet whilst he's tucked up safely inside & snoring! This
activity is linked to Bear's
Bedtime nursery rhyme on silkysteps.com
An oops now sorted! link to the brussels
sprouts sheet numbered 1-12 fixed
F1 racing car games! colour your car outline,
build a playdough driver and race without losing a head!
shape mats with outline templates
Ten Play-Doh renedered photos by Eleanor Macnair's
for April 2017
face mats sculpt a nose & position an eye! Buy
laminated playdough mats on ebay
bird nests - tis the season of peeping chicks!
Two new photos added
to the Hungry
Monsters playdough page
seeds playdough collage and preschool counting activities
rabbits page with bead threading activity ideas
travelling over Easter? car check words with an outline sunflower
for car journey modelling
beach mash - photo added to the gallery
mash activities using tools from the kitchen drawer!
Playdough activity plan to help prepare
and organise your ingredients, tools and printables
Brussels Sprouts squashing
| The new Play-Doh magazine is on sale today :)
lots of craft & modeling fun. We purchased ours from Sainsburys with
thanks tothe lovely shop floor assistant who went to find it!
Playdough articles is a new set of interest
News for March 2017
bunnies! number printables with
bouncy pastel rabbits
working on some Easter bunnies! Hot Cross Bunny children's picture book is a
Perfect reward for a job well done! Filmmaker
James Dunn gifts tubs of Play-Doh to set members
Superhero playdough! with coloured cape
landscapes& wearable eye masks!
day of spring! print and play
with a selection of spring
themed playdough ideas
Creating with Clay - blog on the UKs Early Education
& Children as artists publication by Cathy Myer
of sunshine! sunny suns for summer :D
|Therapy scented dough for adults and children
on amazon.co.uk an aromatic, tactile way to support focus, deep thought
and offer comfort in times of stress. Keep in a pocket, by the phone or
on a coffee table
newset of outline
word sheets for each season
Tails! count and order
Bird Nest activity perfect for foraged stick and twig treasures!
Play-Doh's Ultimate Rainbow selection of colours
all in one box! on amazon.co.uk
gift bag topper for anyone celebrating spring or Easter
playdough mat added and a 'What
to do with playdough' article page
playdough - playing with petals, trumpets, stalks and leaves!
Hasbro Play-Doh have a few Easter themed sets
that are ideal for the upcoming spingtime holiday!
Five more photos added to the playdough
gallery starting on page 11
themed colour sorting - print the outlines,roll, count & sort
balls of playdough on silkysteps.com
Plan ahead for the NSPCC's Big Board Game day with our Grumpy
Troll bridge building game
News for February 2017
DAY!! happy flipping & tossing :) lemon
peel playdough recipe
take a look at the USA's Lacy Knudson's stunning work with play-doh on
buttons into playdough stamps!
with the weather warming up, gather some sticks to make twiggy
files a registration to trademark Play-Doh's unmistakeable scent - full story on Law360
a few photos aded to the rainbow
Half way through half term here in the UK's North! Join Amazon Prime and have play-doh delivered as quickly as next day!
monsters & counting pieces of playdough!
Play-Doh's flower maker tools available on amazon.co.uk
stunning collection of makes from USA's Beastlies
creator Leslie Levings
Play-Doh launch game! great UK half-term fun!
available to buy on amazon.co.uk
Use waffle moulds with playdough and fill the indentations
with polymer clay beads
Looking ahead to 28th February! & playdough
pancake tossing on Shrove Tuesday
Hoping everyone had a very special someone to cuddle up with today:)
Two days until Valentine's
day. Our playdough ideas are heart filled activities!
Mess free playdough-in-a-bag
- put flour, powder paint and water into a grip seal bag and squash!
playdough rolling, measuring and sequencing cards
slime recipe - a flubbery putty dough!
activity ideas for adults - the beginning of an ongoing collection!
day playdough & pictures with lots of heart :)
Hand Skills of children that playdough helps to support on silkysteps.com
as the USA celebrates National
Pie Day! here in the UK you can bake up a tray filled with golden
crusted yumminess using Play-Doh's playful pies dough set
24.1.2017 Read how playdough
cansupportchildren's early writing skills UK Nancy Gedge on TES.com
23.1.2017 Source a kit that electrifies your playdough!
See how the UK's Eleanor Macnair
renders famous photographs in play-doh
hugs for a scented playdough experience!
Play-Doh's new Touch to Life brings doughy creations
Great listening from USA's Rae Pica & Maryann Kohl as they talk about
early childhood Art V Craft
19.1.2017 Happy national popcorn day! munching
monsters are a great way to explore maize kernels before and after popping!
Troll & the Billy Goats Gruff story & playdough game
heart stacks for Valentine's Day
Happy New Year!
spaghetti string beard
playdough recipe and gift bag topper
cement - contruction role play with building blocks & tools
play dough gift set - a jar full of Xmas tree decorating!
Snow Angel storybook & role playing play dough activities
13.11.2016 Acorn cups -
berry and glitter counting activity
worm playdough and soil patch counting
on bread counting
playdough - black playdough and glitter crackling sparklers
shapes and playdough mats
Saving Time - sun clocks
pong eyeballs - Halloween vampires and moon monsters
pong snowball & snowpeople stacking
playdough jars - witches and wizard hats
Wraps - bandages for Halloween or an Egyptian theme
and design printing on the surface of dough
Bear black & white playdough activities
Island - a mermaid and mermen playdough activity
European Union flag playdough activities
Wincy Spider playdough activity
clay recipe for beach themed handprint plaques
Dickory Dock - playdough mice & clocks!
clay recipe for beach themed handprint plaques
Dickory Dock - playdough mice & clocks!
crabs playdough activity
cake candle blowing with conductive dough & LEDs
playdough guide light up your doughy activities!
horses and zebras!
spring time bird nest and egg playdough activity
day heart and word reveal pictures
rub and mint leaf playdough
peel & clove sensory playdough
twinkle little stars playdough
skies - and a snowman playdough mat for collage
hello t'internet!! a brand new site and more space for fresh ideas!
the majority of activity links are currently to silkysteps
playdough pages, the balance will soon shift :)