Play Dough – Fun Games for Kids

Play Dough – fun games for kids

Children love Play Dough and it also helps strengthen finger and hand muscles.
Now you can make Play dough at home.

Method 1
Time taken – 10 mts

1 cup salt
1 ΒΌ cup warm water
3 cups flour (maida)
Food colouring

1.Put the salt in a bowl.

2.Add the water and mix well. Add the food colouring if desired.

3.Add the flour. Knead the till dough soft and flexible.

Don’t leave this play dough uncovered. Store it in an air-tight container in the fridge.

Method 2

2 cups flour (maida)
1 cup salt
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 cup water
Food colouring

1.Mix the flour and salt together.

2.Add oil and water.

3.Knead the dough.

This play dough can be kept outside for a week and for longer if kept in the fridge. Store the play dough in an air-tight container. If you want to keep your child’s creations bake them in a 350 degree F oven for 45 minutes.

Play dough activities

*Mould different objects for child to identify. You can mould them by hand or you can use the play dough moulds available in the market

*Wrap some play dough on your thumb or finger. Etch out eyes and mouth with a pencil. Now you can have a finger puppet show for your child

*Play dough blocks

*Little children love wearing bangles and necklaces made of play dough

*The options are literally unlimited!

Play-dough Blocks


1.Roll a portion of play dough into a ball

2.Press one half of the ball flat leaving the rest rounded for a handle.

3.Use the pencils to carve designs, characters or letters into the flat side of the clay.

This can be used for block printing

Use food colours for toddlers

You can make the Play dough at home

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