Spring Playdough Crafts and a Great Giveaway


I happen to be a part of a great group of bloggers, the Kid Blogger Network, which is celebrating spring in a big way.

Today we’re all sharing some great craft ideas that are perfect for this time of year, and giving our loyal readers a change to win one of three prizes of $500 cash each. Enter to win one of three $500 prizes

Spring Playdough Crafts, Recipes and Ideas

We haven’t been doing a lot of playdough play lately, but I’ve been thinking about trying to reintroduce some. I love having seasonal themes to guide colors, flavors and additions for playtime.

Spring is also a great time to make new playdough and try out different play activities, so I hope these great spring playdough crafts and activities will inspire you, too. spring playdough crafts, recipes and ideas

If you don’t already have a favorite playdough recipe, you can try my favorite, which is easy to color with Kool-Aid or just add food coloring. The chocolate playdough is also great to use as dirt. spring playdough ideas

Learning 4 Kids has a fun playdough recipe that includes floral scented shampoo and flower petals, perfect for when the weather gets a little warmer and there are flower petals around! This site also has an excellent idea for making a spring flower garden with the dough, an egg carton and some flowers.

NurtureStore has a bunch of great themed ideas for using different kinds of playdough, including one for spring chicks with yellow dough, making lambs with white and gray dough and using spring-colored dough with flower petals for an extra sensory element. playdough ideas spring

A Mom with a Lesson Plan uses spring playdough with flowers, bugs and butterflies to make a great invitation to play. Or try flower-shaped cookie cutters, green pipe cleaners and sparkly stuff to make spring flowers like Mess for Less.

The spring and Easter playdough mats from This Reading Mama are great for open-ended playdough play (and perfect for using at the table while you get supper ready).

And the printable playdough garden from Picklebums includes flowers and bugs for easy, fun play, just add green and black playdough.

Need even more ideas? Check out the great Montessori-inspired spring playdough roundup over at Living Montessori Now.

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Check out all the great ideas from other Kid Blogger Network blogs, and happy (almost) spring to you!

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