All kids love playing with playdough. Here are some of the best playdough recipes I’ve found from the web, along with a bunch of different ideas of ways we can use playdough to play and learn with our kids.
1 – In the blog, Creativity in Progress, Sunghee created a fun way to showcase those mini-playdough tubs to be party favors.
2 – Denise of Mom in Madison had fun making texture disks with her dough, imprinting various plants. This is a great way to study botany.
3 – This us a great picture tutorial on how to create a dough bowl. It is not in English, but the pictures are perfect!
4 – Anna of The Imagination Tree has a whole collection of playdough posts, including one where she describes the different tools and toys her kids use to enhance the fun!
5 – Lisa made an all-natural Herbal Scented Playdough. I love how she dried her creations.
6 – Caz of A Little Learning had fun this past Easter recreating playdough eggs with her kids. They used yellow dough for the yolk, wrapped white dough around it and encased it in a plastic egg.
7 – Jill of Meet the Dubiens had fun teaching her kids about the earth by creating a playdough model earth complete with a core, mantel and crust of continents and oceans.
8 – Peanut Butter and Marshmallow Playdough. It sounds yummy! This is a fun moldable treat that Amanda enjoyed as a kiddo.
9 – We used play dough to explain letters that look alike to our kiddos. My son especially is very spatial. This activity resonated with him.
10 – Nicole is on MomLoop and is the creator of The Activity Mom. She created edible playdough with frosting – looks delicious.
11 – Cheryl of Little Running Teacher made little surprise balls. She hid blobs of paint inside plain dough for her kids to squash and discover.
12 – Sand Play Dough is fun, almost as much fun as digging in the real sand at the beach.
Do you have a favorite playdough recipe? Or a favorite activity that you do with your kids? I’d love to hear about it.