D is for Dough!

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D is for Dough! [31 Days of ABCs]

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D is for Daddy, dog, dinosaur, duck, doll, drum, dump truck, diaper and many more! But right now we’re playing with a lot of play dough.

To celebrate “D is for Dough” I made three new types of dough for my son: Orange, Lemon and Banana! I used my basic recipe (here) but made three batches. I added one teaspoon of extract (lemon, banana and orange) for each batch of dough, then added red and yellow food colouring to get the desired colour.

D is for Dough! [31 Days of ABCs]

F decided to add straws to this dough. The banana dough was his favourite!

Here are some more fun dough ideas:

Salt Dough Monsters
We made some fun monsters using salt dough, googly eyes, straws and pouch caps!

Salt Dough Monsters

Herb and Spice Dough
I made play dough and coloured it with an assortment of herbs and spices. This was a great sensory experience!

Homemade Herb and Spice Play Dough

Glowing Salt Dough
This was our first experiment with salt dough and we made a glow in the dark version!

Glowing Salt Dough

Play Dough Birds
We added feathers, straws, googly eyes and craft foam beaks to play dough to make birds!

Play Dough Birds

Jello Dough

I used different flavours of jello to make these brightly coloured (and scented!) doughs.

Jello Play Dough

Glitter Dough

I added some loose glitter to a basic play dough recipe for some sparkly fun!

Glitter Play Dough

Mud Dough
I also made some mud dough as part of our farm small world. Anything goes when making this dough!

Farm Small World

Check out my Dough, Clay, Goop and Slime! Pinterest board for over 200 play dough ideas!

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