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Welcome, to a whole load of activity ideas that celebrate play dough!

Visit here if you're looking for a homemade playdough recipe, a colour themed idea or maybe the season itself has sparked your doughy curiosity.

Across the site you'll find a growing number of playdough mat prinables, recipe suggestions for cooked, raw and commercial compounds that are all perfect for young and grown up modelling enthusiasts! Use the search bar below to help find activities of interest or scroll down to see our picks of the moment, news and updates.

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Playdough activity news

News for March 2020

Find lots of free playdough ideas to help get through the UK's 'flatten the curve' lockdown. Please remember to make fresh dough each day and to allocate each participant their very own mound to play with.

 Spring time with school out, put playdough in!  
 Find a range of modelling activities to keep all hands busy throughout the next several weeks: Spring themed playdough activity ideas

Playdough activity ideas for spring

 Tools from the kitchen drawer!

 Hedgehog playdough activity

 Unicorn rainbow play dough game

 Tadpole activity ideas

 Twinkle twinkle little star printable activities

 Cement all manner of object with playdough!

 Spiders, playdough and cobwebs ... 

Hedgehog playdough activity
Daffodil playdough

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



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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