Playdough activities

email at anytime with queries, feedback, ideas or suggestions
buy a range of playdough resources
about playdough activities website
follow on Twitter for news and updates

Playdough recipes - edible and non-edible
an alphabetical list of playdough activities and ideas
playdough colour themed activity ideas for children's play and adults well-being
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 on your doughy adventures with picture printables and activity ideas..

List of playdough activities & for the season some Christmas playdough gallery
Playdough picture gallery
Playdough articles
Playdough activity news

News for November 2017

Fir cone outline template playdough mat colouring picture

Fir cone outline playdough mat! Have fun with a set of festive colours and once they've mixed to brown, build towers with fir cones or create models using handcut craft foam scales - pine cone factory activity on
Fir or pine cones on  
Brown craft foam  
Artificial fir branches - cut the needles and position in the dough
Christmas playdough colours
Fir cone towers using brown playdough
Pine cone printables

 Use brown playdough, the Hickory Dickory Dock mice, black currant buttons, red cherry pompoms  and cupcake cases to make festive Christmas puddings & a storytime treat Twas the night before storybook

The frost has arrived & with the trees   now nearly bare we're celebrating evergreens with some holly and berry rolling activities!   
Christmas pudding making with playdough and nibbling mice ..
Holly berry ball rolling playdough activities

Yuletide stockings! Full activity page on its way, in the meantime grab a headstart with one large stocking playdough mat and two smaller printables ideal for building your own stocking filler or stuffer kits!  Include a Doh-Vinci design set and get ready for some seriously festive decorating. Minimise the print size of the stockings to create bunting sized images.

Red Xmas stocking play dough mat printable
Red and yellow A5 sized playdough mats

Not too long until the countdown to gift giving begins .. celebrate the excitement with a Play-Doh calendar or a Doh-Vinci set for the design lover in your family

Odd Socks picture printable for designing personalised patterns and sequences.'s national campaign week & how to hold an odd socks day

A new poppy picture has been added for colouring, tracing and filling with modelled pieces of playdough.  As we approach November 11th and Armistice Day you can add your support through The British Legion's donation page and their poppy shop or to Poppy Scotland and their fundraising work.   

Odd Socks picture printable
Poppy pictures black white line drawing flower printable

Stay safe tonight, if planning on a bonfire don't forget to check for hedgehogs under and around or if you're attending a planned event have the best fun! 

An extra hedgehog outline picture added :) Don't forget to check mounds of leaves in the run up to November 5th or ideally have a great time at your locally organised firework events 

News for October 2017

Broomsticks to model! and then fireworks to design ..

Happy Halloween to everyone xx
Broomstick modelling activities
Firework playdough

Amazon are giving away free Play-Doh & other stocking filler goodies with any £30+ order  from the Toy department.  You must add one free toy sample box to your order to receive it - free amazon box here

Offer ends 23rd November at 11.59pm or until stocks last - full terms and conditions
playdough activities for all ages
 Click to read older news  
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


 About this website 
 Buy playdough products
 In the playdough tool box  
 Playdough activities by age 

 Benefits of playdough  

Sensory playdough activities

Playdough textures

Copyright notice - designed, written and illustrated by Ruth Grimes