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Over 31 Play Dough Recipes

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What kid doesn’t like playing with play dough? It’s soft, squishy, and a fantastic sensory play experience for little hands!

Did you know you can make your own play dough? It’s easy! If you’ve been wondering how to make play dough, give one of these play dough recipes a try!

You and your kids will love whipping up this DIY play dough with common household ingredients. With so many scents, flavors, and textures, you can make a different play dough recipe for every day of the month!

Play Dough Recipes

Over 31 Play Dough Recipes:

This Rainbow Playdough is beautiful! And you can make your dough in as many colors as you like!

Keep it simple and make this play dough with just three ingredients!

Did you know you can make play dough electric? Find out with this Lego Inspired Electric Play Dough recipe!

Make this yummy and edible Peanut Butter Playdough with your smallest kids.

Add some sensory fun to your play and make this Chilled Playdough!

Turn your kitchen into a sweet shop with this Chocolate Scented Play Dough!

This basic Homemade Play Dough recipe only takes a few household ingredients!

Save time and make this No Cook Chocolate Play Dough without a stove.

You’ll love the scent of this Gingerbread Play Dough!

Your kids’ eyes will light up when you make this Glowing Dough!

This Marshmallow Playdough smells sweet and can be made without cooking!

Get into the winter spirit and make this Snow Play Dough!

This Essential Oil Play Dough can be made in several scents, including lemon, peppermint, and lavender!

This Pumpkin Play Dough smells just like pumpkin pie!

Create simple play dough out of cornstarch and glue!

If you or your kids have gluten allergies, you’ll appreciate this skin-friendly Baking Soda Play Dough!

Turn food into fun with this Mashed Potato Play Dough!

Make sensory fun edible with this Edible Sand Dough!

This Peppermint Scented Play Dough is a great seasonal play activity!

This Cloud Dough is super soft for little hands to play with!

Make this DIY Oatmeal Play Dough and soften your skin as you play!

Did you know you can make Play Dough with Paper? Try it!

Want to skip the food coloring? Make this All Natural Play Dough instead.

This Gold Play Dough would make a great base for a treasure hunt activity!

Make this Sparkly Winter Play Dough with just two ingredients!

Get ready for Valentine’s Day with this Valentine Kool Aid Play Dough recipe!

This Cardamom Playdough will make your house smell heavenly!

This Ice Cream Play Dough looks good enough to eat!

Playing with this calming Scented Play Dough is a great activity to do before bed.

This Apple Dough is a wonderful activity for fall!

Add some science and make this Fizzy Play Dough to observe chemical reactions!

Make Silk Play Dough with just two ingredients!

This Coffee Play Dough is firm enough to give your kids a sensory experience, plus it smells wonderful for parents!

Over 30 Play Dough Recipes

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Wednesday 17th of February 2016

Very nice collection! Thank you!


Friday 12th of February 2016

Omg how awesome is this?!?! I will have to try some of these out. My toddler is playdoh obsessed

Chubskulit Rose

Friday 12th of February 2016

Wish I could have read something like this when my kids were still into play dough. It was some fun memories!

Ann Bacciaglia

Friday 12th of February 2016

Fizzy Play Dough is a fantastic idea. It would be a great way for kids to learn while having fun. I will have to try this.


Friday 12th of February 2016

My daughter is super big into play dough right now. I love the homemade edible kinds, just in case :)