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Homemade Play dough recipe : Spring and Easter theme

Homemade Play dough recipe : Spring and Easter theme
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Homemade Play dough recipe : Spring and Easter theme

It’s time for the gorgeous colors of spring and Easter to show up on our homemade play dough. Making play dough at home at so simple and this homemade play dough recipe cannot get simpler. All you need are our some basic pantry ingredients and you are on your way to having some gorgeous colored play dough for the kids.

Making themed play dough is a great to way to introduce or fun or even continue learning. The children adore practicing their fine motor skills and cutting skills using just a hunk of play dough. { eg: using beads on play dough} Our was super soft, stretchy and smooth.

easter playdough balls

I set out our homemade play dough and few of the kid’s favorite accessories and they all had fun exploring the new materials.

materials for easter playdough homemade playdough

They created and decorated play dough Easter eggs. They enjoyed making bunnies and flowers to make things more festive and cheery.

playing with easter homemade playdough

My kids even enjoyed making prints using the clothes they were wearing. The play dough was so soft and supple.

prints on homemade playdough

More fine motor practice using bead, sequins, googly eyes and etc on play dough.

 creatures with homemade playdough

Spring and Easter themed homemade play dough recipe

  • 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 cup + 1/2 TBSP boiling water
  • 1.5 TBSP Salt
  • 1/2 TBSP Cream of Tartar
  • 1- 1.5 TBSP Oil
  • 1/4 TSP glycerin
  • 3 drops of gel food color

To get the smoothest, stretchiest, super supple play dough follow the measurements and directions.

  • Add all the dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Add the oil and quickly add the food coloring on top of the oil.
  • Now add the  boiling water reserving the 1/2tbsp of water for later
  • Once the desired color is achieved add the 1/2 TBSP of water to get a really smooth and soft play dough.

I really loved the color of our play dough and would highly recommend the following brand. This entire set of Wilton Gel Food colors were great!

Spring & Easter playdough

Check out our very popular chilled play dough recipe.

For more homemade play dough recipes I’d love for you to check out Nurture Store’s Homemade Play dough ebook.

Do your kids love playing with play dough and can’t get enough of it? Then this wonderful book packed with so many great homemade play dough recipes and play ideas is for you! It has many cooked, no-cook, scented play dough recipes along with ideas for pairing different materials with play dough. So many activities to last a year!



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