15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes You Can Make

The kids are back to school (or will be soon), there’s a little crispness in the air, you can get a Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks; it’s time to bust out the  fall playdough recipes! From homemade caramel apple play dough recipes to pumpkin spice playdough, these 15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes are sure to delight the kids of all ages.

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This autumn, let’s make fall playdough!

Fall Playdough REcipes We Love

Fall is upon us which means leaves are changing colors and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Here are our favorite fall playdough recipes that we know your kids will love.

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Best Homemade Playdough Recipes for Fall

1. Pumpkin Playdough

Our favorite recipe ever is this delicious pumpkin pie playdough, it’s so good.

2. Pumpkin Spice Playdough

This velvety, great smelling pumpkin spice playdough, by Small + Friendly, is a must make for fall!

3. Apple Playdough Recipe

The Imagination Tree has a great no cook apple playdough recipe that would be fun to make with letter A activities for toddlers.

4. Coffee Dough Recipe

Speaking of pumpkin spice lattes, this coffee playdough is extra fun because it seems like dirt–clean dirt, that is!

5. Golden Sparkle Playdough

Shiny playdough, in fall colors, is just right for beautiful sensory play.

6. Apple Play Dough Recipe

I can’t wait to try caramel apple pie playdough from mama papa bubba, it uses real apple!

7. Spice Scented Playdough

I love how you can use whole spices for this kid-made spice scented playdough from Fun at Home with Kids.

8. Cardamom Playdough

Fun Littles Fun and Easy Kid Activitiescardamom playdough is truly unique!

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The green apple playdough looks like fun!

Autumn Playdough Recipes

9. Fall Scented Homemade Playdough

The Nurture Store has a wonderful recipe for clove, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg playdough that just scream autumn.

10. Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe

Erupting fall playdough from Housing a Forest is a must try!

11. Apple Scented Cloud Dough

This easy-to-make apple pie dough from Learn Play Imagine looks like so much fun to play with.

12. Caramel Apple Ice Cream Dough

No-cook caramel apple ice cream dough from Frogs, Snails, and Puppy Dog Tails will make your house smell divine!

13. Green Apple Dough

I love this green apple dough from Playdough to Plato! So much fun.

14. Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Dough

Nothing says “fall” like pumpkin spice ice cream dough, from Frogs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails.

15. Candy Corn Playdough

Candy corn playdough will have your little ones dreaming of trick or treating! Get the recipe at Learn Play Imagine.

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What is your favorite playdough recipe? Comment below! 


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  2. Joanne Phibbs says:

    The Erupting fall playdough seems like lots of fun for the children.

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