15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes

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 caramel apple to pumpkin spice, these 15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes are sure to delight the kids in your life.

15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes

Fall Playdough

Fall is upon us which means leaves are changing colors and pumpkin spice is everywhere! But that also mean some of the best fall playdough recipes we could find! Your kids are sure to love these! This post contains affiliate links.

The Best Homemade Playdough Recipes for Fall!

Pumpkin Playdough

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

Pumpkin Spice Playdough

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

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.

Coffee Dough Recipe

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

Golden Sparkle Playdough

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

Apple Play Dough Recipe

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

Spice Scented Playdough

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

Cardamom Playdough

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

15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes- apple playdough, green apple playdough, pumpkin spice playdough
The green apple playdough looks like fun!

Autumn Playdough Recipes

Fall Scented Homemade Playdough

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

Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe

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

Apple Scented Cloud Dough

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

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!

Green Apple Dough

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

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Dough

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

Candy Corn Playdough

Candy corn playdough will have your little ones dreaming of trick or treating! Get the recipe at Learn Play Imagine.30 Days of Fall Fun Calendar

Fun Things to Do with Playdough

Playdough Games

Playdough play for kids is the best, because not only do you get to have fun making playdough, if you chose try some of these homemade playdough recipes, there are also a ton of different fun ways to play with it!

Playdough Play Things

Use a rolling pin, cookie cutters, plastic silverware, and toy dishes to make pretend food and then play restaurant or bakery!

Spell Your Child’s Name

Form the letters of your child’s name with playdough for a fun way to practice ABC’s.

Play-Doh Kitchen Creations Ultimate Swirl Ice Cream Maker

Set up an old-fashioned ice cream shoppe!

Playdough Lemonade Stand

Create a playdough lemonade stand with sweet lemonade playdough!

Build Sculptures

Build fun sculptures, and then celebrate your child’s art show opening by setting up a “gallery”, dressing up, and toasting with glasses of sparkling cider.

More Fun with Playdough

15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes

Unwinding Playdough

This Unwinding Play Dough Recipe will help your kids relax. Perfect with all the exciting holidays coming up!

Fun Pumpkin Pie Playdough

Enjoy this scented Pumpkin Pie Play Dough!

Peppermint Patty Marshmallow Play Dough

When the weather gets cold, peppermint is also a popular scent which is why this Peppermint Patty Marshmallow Play Dough is so awesome.

Sick Day Play Dough

Peppermint isn’t just for the holidays, but is great for Sick Day Play Dough to help your child breathe a little easier.

I hope these fall playdough recipes inspire hours of great-smelling play!

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15 Fantastic Fall Playdough Recipes

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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