for preschool arts and crafts
The following playdough recipes are easy to prepare for your preschool activities. Don't forget to keep a good stock in your art supplies and include it in your preschool lesson plans as part of your arts and crafts session.
Edible PlayDough - no cooking
2 cups creamy peanut butter 2 cups powdered sugar 3 cups powdered milk 2 cups corn syrup Oatmeal (to reduce stickiness) Cocoa for added flavor Mix all ingredients in a bowl Place on wax paper Knead gently till required texture Optional ingredients for decorations / play Colored chocolate rice sprinkles M&M twinkles Chocolate chips Raisins Cereal – Cheerios, Cornflakes….etc For a white surface, sprinkle icing sugar on the shaped product No need to cook Playdough
4 cups flour 1 cup salt 2Tbs vegetable oil 1 cup cold water Food coloring / Kool Aid Crystals Mix all dry ingredients. Add water to dry ingredients slowly while mixing Knead till required texture. Add more flour or water as required. Store in an airtight container, zipblock / refrigerator Playdough recipe - with cooking:
1 cup flour 2 Tsp cream of tartar 1/4 cup Salt 1 cup warm Water 1 Tsp vegetable oil Food coloring – just a drop or two (optional) Mix all ingredients in a saucepan Cook over medium heat till dough is stiff Remove from heat and cool till you can hold in your hand Place on wax paper Knead it 3 – 4 times Store in an air tight container or in the refrigerator Easy Clay recipe - without cooking
8 slices of day-old white bread 1 /2 C. White Glue Food coloring Flour – just a sprinkle Wax paper Remove crusts from bread. Break bread into small pieces and put into a mixing bowl. Pour glue over the bread and mix well Remove and place dough on wax paper. Dust work surface with a little flour Knead gently for about 5 mins Add coloring and knead to the desired texture & shape Air dry or leave overnight in unheated oven. Drying time varies with size & thickness. Use acrylic paints for more desired colors. Finish with a coat of gloss varnish. Check out more preschool crafts ideas
Easy and Colorful Art for Preschoolers
Special crafts for Birthday Parties
Have A Great Idea?
Share it here and help someone today.
Go to top of page - Playdough Recipes
Return to Homepage