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(Not So Hot) Cocoa Playdough Recipe + 3 Ways to Play

{Not So} Hot Cocoa Playdough Recipe + 3 Ways to Play

I am a big fan of scented playdough and while coffee scented may just be my all time favourite, this {Not So Hot} Cocoa version is all kinds of special. In fact, when we made our latest batch hubby asked me to please remove it from the kitchen bench as it smelt so good! While it does smell rather … [Read more...]

Rose Playdough Recipe

Rose Playdough Recipe. Make your next homemade batch oc playdough extra special with a rose scent.

I used to think that it was easier to buy playdough but in reality those little tubs don’t hold much actual playdough! So I turned to making our own playdough and found it super easy, and so much more cost efficient. And there is nothing quite like a big batch of fresh, warm playdough. Especially … [Read more...]

Sensory Play: Spiced Citrus Playdough Recipe

Spiced citrus playdough recipe. Fabulous sensory play recipe for Autumn/Fall.

We love to make homemade play dough - it's a whole lot cheaper than its commercially produced counterpart and making your own also means that you can easily enhance the sensory nature of the dough by experimenting with different combinations of scents, textures, colours and other visual elements … [Read more...]

Chocolate No Cook Playdough Recipe

Chocolate (Uncooked) Playdough Recipe

I think chocolate playdough might be my favourite type of playdough. It smells amazing but it tastes like playdough so the kids won't eat it….. mostly!!! Chocolate Playdough Recipe You will need: 1 and 1/2 cups of plain flour 1/2 cup of cocoa 1/2 cup of salt 2 Tablespoons of cream of … [Read more...]

21 Christmas Themed Playdough Recipes & Play Ideas

21 Christmas Playdough Recipes and Playdough 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 … [Read more...]

An Invitation to Create…Spiders!

An invitation to play: Playdough spiders

When it comes to setting up playful activities for my children, I am all about quick and simple. That is part of the reason I love invitations to play so much - simply presenting a small collection of open ended resources in an inviting manner easily leads to hours of fun! And this invitation to … [Read more...]