Sturdy and Smooth Playdough Recipe

Homemade playdough is one of our favorite play materials. We use it often with cookie cutters, in small worlds, or simply on its own. Here’s our favorite homemade playdough recipe that’s sturdy and smooth- perfect for sculpting! Follow our Recipes for Play & Creating Pinterest board!   I love being able to whip up a batch of […]

Valentine Ideas: Homemade Playdough & Cookie Cutter Valentine

We love homemade valentines and are always on the lookout for fun valentine ideas.  Here’s a simple and fun candy-free valentine your kids can help you put together using playdough. I’ve also included some free valentine printables to help make this valentine for kids even easier to put together! Follow our Valentine’s Day for Kids Pinterest board!   […]

California Poppy Magnets

One of the most gorgeous wild flowers we see growing around our town are the California poppies. Their brilliant orange color and intriguing cup-like shape inspired me to create a flower craft for kids~ California poppy magnets!   The kids and I see these colorful California poppies growing all around where we live. And we […]

Playdough Color Mixing Activity Inspired by Little Blue and Little Yellow

Here’s a fun color mixing activity using playdough! The hands-on, sensory activity for kids is inspired by Leo Lionni’s popular children’s book, Little Blue and Little Yellow. The post also includes a free printable for teachers to send home to parents so their children can enjoy the activity at home. Such great way to encourage […]

Pumpkin Pie Play Dough

I’ve been meaning to make pumpkin pie play dough for weeks now and finally got around to it today. Lucy’s friend was over, and we were in need of something extra fun and fall-like to do. Making pumpkin pie play dough was the perfect activity to do with a friend and had the added benefit […]

Our Favorite Homemade Playdough Recipe

Homemade playdough is so simple to make. I like being able to whip it up really fast whenever the kids are looking for something to do. This homemade playdough recipe is perfect for kids to help with too! My daughter’s preschool frequently has playdough out for the kids to explore with in the mornings upon […]