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16 Irresistible Playdough Recipes

by Devin Berglund

Since spring is upon us, we’d like to share 16 spring playdough recipes we’ve found irresistible. Try them with your kids. 


First we’ll start off with some bright & colorful playdough options. We’ve also included an introduction to the Reggio Emilia approach and how you can use playdough to strengthen it.

kids activities playdough recipes 

1. Reggio Emilia Approach With Playdough - Creative Child 

2. St. Patrick’s Day Playdough - Just A Pinch

3. Glow in The Dark Playdough - Fun At Home With The Kids

Want another colorful activity to do with your kids?  


Who doesn’t love things that smell good?  You must try these! And you already have the ingredients you need to make these. We've also included a fun game in the round up.

kids activities playdough recipes

1. Lotion Playdough - Mess For Less

2. Conditioner Playdough - Playdough To Plato

3. Animal Tracks Game - Creative Child

4. Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory Play Day - The Imagination Tree

5. Chocolate Smelling Mud Playdough - I Can Teach My Child


Introduce your child to new educational approaches. Teach them about constellations with the night sky playdough and some glowing stars. There's always a creative way to teach kids.

kids activities playdough recipes

1. On Exploring Montessori With Playdough - Creative Child 

2. Night Sky Playdough - Twodaloo

3. Sand Playdough - Mama Papa Bubba

4. Playdough Made With Crayons - Sugar Aunts



Don't be afraid if your child puts this playdough in their mouth, because it's edible. Don't you wish your mom made you peppermint patty playdough when you were little?

kids activities playdough recipes

1. Natural Edible Playdough - Creative Child

2. Peppermint Patty Playdough - Kid's Activities Blog

3. Peanut Butter Playdough - Kid's Activities Blog

4. Kool Aid Playdough - Mama Papa Bubba


Want to help build your kid's creativity?

Devin Berglund is an enthusiast for all things writing. On her free time she enjoys FaceTiming with her fiancé (who currently lives in Australia), traveling, and writing novels.

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