14 Valentine’s Day Sensory Play Recipes

Looking for some last minute sensory play recipes perfect for Valentine’s Day? You will definitely find some inspiration from this list of 14 valentine-themed recipes for play and creating!

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14 Valentine Themed Recipes for Play & Creating


I love being able to make my own play doughs, clays, and paints! When I saw all the recipes for play linked up to last week’s valentine themed Discover & Explore, I just had to put them together in a roundup! You’ll definitely find some fun ideas for the kids in this list of valentine themed recipes for play and creating!

14 Valentine-Themed Recipes for Play and Creating

A Few Sensory Play Ideas from Buggy and Buddy

Valentine Playdough and Cherry Play Clay

1. Homemade Playdough & Cookie Cutter Valentine (with Free Printable)

2. Cherry Scented Play Clay


 Discover & Explore Features

Valentine Themed Recipes for Play and Creating

3. Rose Scented No Cook Play Dough from Danya Banya

4. Edible No-Cook Nutella Play Dough Recipe from Still Playing School

5. Sensory Valentine’s Sand Tray from Racheous

6. Marshmallow Dough Candy Shop from Life Lesson Plans

7. Salt Dough Valentine’s Chocolates for Play & Learning from School Time Snippets


Other Recipes for Play & Creating

Valentine Themed Recipes for Play and Creating

8. Valentine Marbled Salt Dough from Twodaloo

9. Cinnamon Heart Cloud Dough from And Next Comes L

10. Chocolate Stretchy Slime Recipe from Fun at Home with Kids

11. Conversation Heart Sensory Paint from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

12. Strawberry No Cook Playdough from Mama Miss

13. Make Your Own Sidewalk/Pavement Chalk from Fun at Home with Kids

14. Love Bug Valentine Play Dough from Fantastic Fun & Learning


14 Valentine Themed Sensory Play Ideas: including homemade crayons, salt dough hearts, homemade playdough, and more!


  1. What a great round up of recipes, several on here are new to us so we’ll have to check them out! Thanks for including my marshmallow dough post!

  2. What an awesome roundup! Thanks for including our salt dough post, and happy Valentine’s Day!!

  3. Thanks for including us in your Round Up! So many great Vday Play Recipes!!

  4. Thank you for including us in this fun round up!!

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