Inside: An easy microwave Maple Pumpkin Playdough Recipe inspired by the scents and colors of fall. My children have both adored play with homemade playdough, not just as toddlers and preschoolers but well into their school years. Playdough is fabulous for sensory play and this recipe is the easiest of all the homemade playdough recipes […]
Playing with playdough is not just great fun for young children, it can also play an important role in developing co-ordination and strengthening of the muscles of the hands and fingers - those very same muscles that are essential to learning to hold and control a pencil to draw and write.
This collection of playdough ideas includes our pick of the best homemade playdough recipes - including our Best Ever Scented Playdough Recipe and our popular Chocolate No Cook Playdough Recipe - alongside fresh ideas for playing with playdough including our rather crazy Playdough Pictures.
Looking for fresh ideas for your homemade playdough? Then you’ve come to the right place! Below you’ll find twelve, awesome homemade playdough recipes that are perfect for enhancing the sensory play potential of a batch of dough. Think texture, scent and visual appeal! Homemade playdough is so easy to make and cheaper than the commercial […]
I love this fine motor alphabet activity for early readers and writers because it provides plenty of opportunity to develop alphabet awareness whilst also exercising and strengthening the muscles of the fingers. Plus, it uses simple, everyday materials that you quite possibly already have in your home or classroom. Fine Motor Alphabet Activity For this […]
I am a big fan of scented playdough and while a strong coffee scent may just be my all time fave, this Hot Chocolate Playdough 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 smelled so good! Hot […]
Inside: A simple, homemade rose playdough recipe that kids will love! 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 […]
Inside: This homemade autumn scented playdough recipe is wonderfully aromatic, a fall feast for the senses! We love to make homemade playdough – 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 […]
I think chocolate playdough might be my all time pick of the best homemade playdough. It smells amazing but it tastes like playdough so the kids won’t eat it….. well mostly!!! This simple no cook chocolate playdough recipe is perfect for play, in fact it inspired an imaginary ice cream shop in our home! No […]
Inside: These Christmas playdough ideas and festive playdough recipes will keep your young children happily playing and creating all through the holidays. Our preschooler loves playdough and a recent fascination with the story of The Gingerbread Man has inspired her to make wonderful collections of playdough gingerbread men with sequins, tiny buttons and googly eyes […]
We love making homemade playdough and I prefer to stick to all natural ingredients when making playdough for young children, especially those who are still likely to mouth what they are playing with, which is what makes this recipe for Rosemary & Lemon Playdough Recipe perfect for children of all ages. As well as being […]
The holidays are an exciting time for children of all ages. Setting up a festive invitation to play with this deliciously smelling No Cook Peppermint Playdough Recipe is a great way to focus their attention and channel their excitement. No Cook Peppermint Playdough Recipe The (not-so) secret ingredient in our homemade peppermint playdough is peppermint […]