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 the peppermint scented playdough recipe.

For this activity you will need:

  • White peppermint playdough
  • Red peppermint playdough

This activity:

  • Builds fine motor skills
  • Boosts creativity
  • Great sensory exploration
  • Teaches about texture and smell
  • Helps teach about the properties of objects
  • Explores Chritmas themes, colors, scents

 She started by sinking her fingers in the dough.

Candy cane playdough

Then started making hand prints

Candy cande playdough

Then we rolled then up into two long “Snakes”

Candy Cane Playdough

Then we made our candy canes!

Candy Cane playdough

She had fun taking it apart again!

Candy Cane playdough

She did try to take a few tastes but I just reminded her it was not eat but that she could smell it instead. She liked that! :)

Peppermint Candy Cane playdough


For more Christmas activities, check out my Christmas Page and follow my Pinterest Christmas Board

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