Christmas angel play dough

play dough angels

At this busy time of the year it’s great to have a sensory play idea on hand when giddy children need some relaxing play to bring a little calm amongst all the exciting festive fun.  My own little angels have been making play dough angels this week. It’s a lovely Christmas play idea to try, and you only need three ingredients.

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Christmas play dough recipe

This Christmas play dough recipe is inspired by the Christmas-flavoured sugar I make each year to go on our Christmas-movie-popcorn. The sugar smells exactly like Christmas, with a blend of herbs and spices that fills the house with a festive feeling and, as I often have play dough on my brain, I thought why not try it for a Christmas play dough recipe?

Super Christmas play dough recipe - smells like Christmas spices. Great for sensory play and fine motor skills activities

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Snow playdough recipe

snow play dough
Winter’s on the way – time to break out the snow playdough recipe.

Based our our favourite no cook play dough recipe, this snow version has one important variation: we use corn flour instead of regular flour, to get a much whiter dough. And of course we added lots of sliver glitter to give a frosty sparkle to the dough.

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Salt dough Christmas candle holders

sparkly salt dough candle holders - great christmas crafts for kids to give as a gift

 

Sparkly salt dough candle holders

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Play dough fireworks!

Here’s a simple, sensory play idea from my daughter: play dough fireworks!

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