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Apple Play dough Activity

fall apple play dough

September ushers in fall which means cooler weather, pumpkin everything, and of course, apples! We used this kool-aid play dough recipe to make red and green play dough to make play dough apples!

What you’ll need:

Play-dough pipe cleaner or another item to act as stems (we used wax strips)

After you

Apple Play dough Activity

Easter Egg Chocolate Play Dough Activity

This is a fun Easter egg activity using chocolate scented play dough.

For this activity you’ll need:

Chocolate play dough Pom poms Pipe cleaners Beads Plastic Easter Egg (Optional)

This Activity:

develops fine motor skills builds creativity Great for hand-eye coordination teaches Easter concepts great

Easter Egg Chocolate Play Dough Activity

Simple Chocolate Play Dough Recipe

Chocolate Play Dough Recipe


This is a simple recipe for chocolate scented play dough. Chocolate play dough is great for pretend play; use in a pretend bakery, make pretend chocolates, or decorate chocolate easter eggs.


chocolate play dough recipe


For this recipe you’ll need:

2 1/2 cups flour

Simple Chocolate Play Dough Recipe

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Dinosaur week would not be complete without making dinosaur fossils! This is an easy and fun way for children to learn about fossils.


For this activity you’ll need:

Salt dough (recipe found here) Small dinosaur figurines (mine were bought at the dollar store)

First prepare your salt dough and then roll it out to about 1/2

Salt Dough Dinosaur Fossils

Salt Dough Recipe

salt dough recipe

This is a super easy salt dough recipe. Salt dough is great for making ornaments, handprint or footprint keepsakes, figurines, jewelry, dinosaur fossils, and much more.


1 cup salt 2 cups all purpose flour 1 cup luke warm water food coloring (optional)


Combine your flour and salt

Salt dough recipeSalt Dough Recipe

Kiddy Platter Review

I am very excited to share with you an awesome product that Smarty Parents sent me to try out. I didn’t really know what to expect but I have been so impressed! The Kiddy Platter is a versatile place mat and activity mat. I thought I would share some ways we have been using our Kiddy Platter.

The first way we used it is as

Kiddy Platter Review

Peppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough

Peppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough

Peppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough

This fun festive playdough is perfect for Christmas! It can be used to make all kinds of Christmas shapes and it smells like we are in peppermint heaven. Since we already have that wonderful peppermint scent, we used our playdough to make candy canes!

For this activity first make your playdough. Here is thePeppermint Scented Candy Cane Playdough Read More >>

Quick ‘n Easy Peppermint Playdough Recipe

peppermint playdough recipe

peppermint playdough recipe

For this recipe you’ll need:

2 cups flour 2 TB oil (I used olive oil) 1/2 cup salt 2 TB cream of tartar 2 cups boiling water 2 TB peppermint extract Red food coloring


1. First mix the flour, salt, cream of tartar, and oil together.

2. Then add the boiling water and mix until

Quick ‘n Easy Peppermint Playdough Recipe

DIY Oatmeal Play dough

Oatmeal Playdough

Oatmeal Playdough

This homemade play dough is recipe quick, easy, and edible. You won’t have to worry about your little one putting it in their mouth, although I am not sure how good it would taste! The texture of this is different than normal play dough which will make for a nice change.

For This Activity You need -1/2 cup flour -1/2 cup

DIY Oatmeal Play dough

Homemade Play Dough

Homemade Play Dough Recipe

There are so many different recipes for edible play dough out there. I made one a recipe a few months ago out of flour and oats. She cared more about eating it then playing with it, so I decided to hold off for a few months before trying another recipe. She still has

Homemade Play Dough