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.   Playdough recipes and activities 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.

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  1. Thanks for including my activity here! 🙂 I love all the other playdough activities too! Can’t wait to try them out one by one!

  2. I love your idea of playdough recipes with a bunch of different ways to play and learn. My kids will surely love this fabulous ideas .