Playdough is great sensory toy for kids, they can create lots of various shapes and realize a thousand of ideas while developing their fine motor skills. The coolest thing about playdough of any kind is that you can easily make it yourself using ingredients that are safe and even make it edible! There’s a type of playdough for any season and holiday, and it can make a cute gift. Such a craft won’t require much time or money, so let’s have a look at some of the coolest recipes to try.
This playdough uses essential oils – definitely not a must-have ingredient but the citrus scents smell amazing and really make this playdough special. You can store this playdough in plastic ziplock bags or in tupperware containers with good lids. It’ll stay soft for a good long while. If it starts to fell stiff you can add a touch more coconut oil.
This is an easy 2 ingredient edible playdough recipe that your kids will love! A simple playdoh that is perfect for young children and fun to play with. This playdoh recipe is fun if you put it in an ice cream cone when it’s done just to move it around the table with ease. It’s a perfect idea for toddlers or to make for an upcoming birthday party.
This homemade playdough is amazing! It only takes stuff that’s probably already in your pantry, and it gives you the softest, easiest to work with dough that I’ve ever found, anyway. It doesn’t stain, it’s washable, and it’s taste-safe. This makes it perfect for giving to your kids – no harmful chemicals or weird ingredients to worry about.
This gingerbread playdough recipe is not only edible, it also smells great too! Kids will love playing with this fun scented homemade playdough! This is an ideal recipe to make for the winter holidays, and the recipe can make 2 cups of playdough for pennies and in under 5 minutes! It also lasts for up to 3 months if kept in an air tight container.
Strawberry glitter playdough is fabulous for sensory play. It also makes a beautiful and thoughtful gift for small children. The special thing about this playdough is it smells so yummy like delicious strawberries with a hint of coconut and it sparkles with lots of glitter. The recipe is very simple and certainly very cost-effective.
This easy marshmallow edible playdough recipe is fun and you can make it right at home! Play with it and then eat it after you’ve created your masterpiece. Using only mini marshmallows, some non stick spray, food coloring, and powdered sugar you are able to make some edible playdough to play with.
This homemade chocolate playdough smells fantastic and it is so easy to make. If you’ve never made your own play dough before, then there’s a video that will guide you through the basic techniques.
Making this playdough is a lot simpler that you would think. The only ingredient you may not already have is cream of tartar, but everything else is most likely in your pantry. The subtle scent of this beautiful play dough is a beautiful touch, and it’s very relaxing. This is a great way to sneak in a little spa therapy while hanging out with your kids.
The cool thing about the particular recipe that I used is that it has an element of elasticity that is missing from our typical homemade playdough. It still has the qualities of regular playdough and is super smooth and soft, if you roll a small ball of it will even bounce a bit when you drop it on a hard surface!
In case you didn’t get enough pumpkin spice at breakfast, how about adding it to play time? This playdough smells wonderful and our “secret” ingredient makes it extra smooth and less susceptible to dry outs. It is so much nicer, cheaper, and more natural than store bought.
This is a cool playdough idea, and the jelly is added to color and fragrance the playdough, but isn’t strictly necessary. Read the recipe to make such a creative thing.
Homemade playdough – If ever there was a quintessential DIY this is it! Parents and children have been happily cooking up this stuff at home for decades. Here’s a cool playdough recipe using another kid classic: Jell-O. It’s super easy, inexpensive, and a perfect project for the kids to help with. This playdough comes out in beautiful, soft shades, smells delicious, and feels the closest to store bought recipe.
Who doesn’t love all of the scents of fall? Pumpkin pie has to be one of our favorite pies and it’s such a treat when fall comes! What better way to welcome a new season than to have your kids involved in this fall scented sensory activity. This fall playdough is made to smell just like Fall! Not only will your kids love playing with it, they can also help to make it!
Make playdough scented with various kinds of spices to make it more amazing. The kids both really enjoyed taking the lead determining which spices would go into the playdough and how much of each. They also had a blast breaking down the whole spices.
Ice cream playdough? Yes, please! The dough isn’t sticky like one would think. It is pliable and feels just like any other play dough. But this kind you can eat! It’s obviously very high in sugar content, so be sure to monitor how much your kiddos consume.
With autumn just around the corner we’re busy making tons of fun fall activities for you and the kids! First up is this pumpkin pie playdough recipe. Not only will the kids love helping you make this playdough, but your house will smell like pumpkin spice after too! Scented playdough is a great way to add an additional sensory experience to a playdough activity. By adding some pumpkin spice to this playdough recipe – your kids can pretend they are making and serving their very own pumpkin pie!
This amazing apple pie playdough isn’t only fun to pretend making apple pies with, it will also leave your house smelling like apple pies! The best part about this homemade apple cinnamon playdough is that it’s taste safe. We don’t recommend eating it of course, but great for kids to play with since it’s non-toxic.