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Playdough activity ideas for children and adults Welcome to a collection of ideas that celebrates playdough!

Bought or homemade this awesome stuff rolls, cuts and shapes any number of imaginings! Use a word to search the site and see if we can help expand your doughy adventures with picture printables and activity ideas..

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News for February 2018
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Incy Wincy spider nursery rhyme playdough activities
Incy Wincy spider playdough nursery rhyme

Happy Valentine's Day Happy Valentine's Day Happy Valentine's Day share a hug, a smile, a thoughtful word and some dough on this day of appreciation. 

Stock up for half term with tubs of Play-Doh that add colour and possibility to children's activities

Valentine's Day isn't far off, plan ahead with printable hearts, sprinkles and rainbows!

Rainbow hearts playdough

Twiggy bird nests. With spring on the way print out some playdough mats and fill with garden birds!

 National Pizza Day! print some box templates and use to deliver your creative toppings
Bird nest playdough mat
National Pizza Day playdough activities

The start of a new playdough activity page featuring watermelons is now underway ...

Buy a colour copy of the Hickory Dickory Dock printables 
Whole watermelon outline colouring picture
Watermelon and slice outline template
Watermelon slices colouring picture outline

Hickory dickory dock playdough activities

and into the second month of the year we gallop ... this time with a collection of unicorn activity ideas 
Rainbow dusting playdough activity
Unicorn cloud counting game

News for January 2018

Need a kitchen to  to cook up a playdough storm? have a great range of units just perfect for supporting children's creative ideas.

National croissant day  time to cut  triangles, roll and serve ..

National croissant day

Tadpole tails is a cute early years activity involving paint in zip lock bags, silver beads for eyes and  numbered tails for lining up!

Pancake day is fast approaching, this lemon peel playdough recipe will help everyone have fun flipping and tossing their doughy rounds.
Pancake lemon playdough
Tadpole playdough for the spring season

 Happy popcorn day!  enjoy your activities with some popcorn box templates, characters and modelling on a popcorn playdough mat
Popcorn playdough
Popcorn box templates to hold your playdough collage materials!

Frozen ice themed slime recipe for lots of super slippery tactile fun!

Sort out the kitchen drawer for some unusual dough scultping tools!
Blue white frozen themed slime recipe
Playdough tools from the kitchen drawer

playdough activities for all ages
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Pumpkin patch autumn game
Poppy printables and playdough activity ideas
Spiderweb playdough mat printables
Pony beads for collage and threading
Mixed wooden matchsticks
buttons for collaging on the surface of playdough

Playdough toolbox basics on
Buy left and right handed children's safety scissors on
Buy Play-Doh on
Buy extruder tools on
Colouring playdough to add interest
Buy aromatherapy oils on
Glitter tubs to add playdough sparkle


Ways to use play dough - recipe for homemade playdough  
Make playdough in 5 minutes - recipe video

A few more of our favourite doughy picks ..
Hedgehog prickles playdough activity
Grey playdough on the contruction site ..
Playdough shape mats to print laminate and play ..

Some favourite playdough activities

Monster muching counting activities ..
PLaydough face mats
Playdough pizza box template printables

playdough twist
playdough stack
Playdough line

  Playdough Recipes
 Edible playdough recipes
 Not for eating playdough recipes

 An alphabet of playdough

Aa - Bb - Cc - Dd - Ee - Ff - Gg - Hh - Ii - Jj - Kk

 Ll - Mm - Nn - Oo - Pp - Qq - Rr - Ss - Tt - Uu
 Vv - Ww - Xx - Yy - Zz   

 Seasonal playdough activities  
 Playdough books  
 Colour themed playdough activities
 Mixed - metallic rainbow and duos
 Red playdough
Pink playdough
 Orange playdough
 Yellow playdough
 Green playdough
 Blue playdough
 Purple playdough
 Brown playdough
 Black playdough
 Grey playdough
 White playdough


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