21 Christmas Themed Playdough Recipes & Play Ideas

AJ is loving playdough play right now and a recent fascination with the story of The Gingerbread Man has inspired her to make wonderful collections of gingerbread men with sequins, tiny buttons and googly eyes as features. To extend her interest, I recently went looking for more Christmas inspired playdough play ideas and today I have collected together 21 of my favourite. These ideas aren’t just fun for Christmas but all through the holiday break too!

21 Christmas Playdough Recipes and Fabulous Playdough Play Ideas. Fun for the holidays and all through Winter!

Start by adding the scent of Christmas with this Peppermint Playdough recipe.

Or what could be more delicious than this Hot Chocolate Playdough recipe? Via Study at Home Mama.

Except maybe Gingerbread Latte Playdough! From Crafts on Sea.

Though you might prefer a Christmas Pudding inspired playdough. Via Sunhats and Wellie Boots.

This Vanilla Mint Scented Playdough from Mama. Papa. Bubba.

Or this Orange & Clove playdough recipe from NurtureStore.

Though maybe Egg Nog inspired playdough is more your style? Via Playodugh to Plato.

Or Christmas Cranberries! From Natural Beach Living.

Or even Buggy & Buddy’s Gingerbread Scented recipe.

Anna of The Imagination Tree’s Snowy White Playdough is sure to inspire all sorts of festive creations.

Kate at Picklebums shares a collection of fabulous printable Christmas playdough mats.

Or add Cathy of NurtureStore’s printable mini Christmas puppets to your playdough play.

You can create reindeer from Chocolate Scented playdough thanks to Kids Craft Room.

Or make reindeers as part of Pre-K Pages Roll a Reindeer Playdough Math Game.

Or match letters with this ABC Playdough Reindeer Match. Via Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Add some tinsel to your playdough for some extra sensory fun! Via Laughing Kids Learn.

Or add baking cachous as ornaments on your Christmas playdough creations. From Mummy Musings & Mayhem.

Make Christmas Angels with this invitation from NurtureStore.

Clare’s Little Tots invites children to create their very own playdough Christmas trees.

Create a fabulous Christmas playdough village! Via Creative Play Central.

Finally, a Magic Foaming Snowman from Foaming Dough is just too cool! Thanks for the inspiration Fun At Home With Kids.

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  1. Thank you so much for including our hot chocolate play dough with play dough marshmallows – there are so many gorgeous ideas on here! I’m excited to try the natural cranberry, and print off those play dough mats!

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