Apple Pie Playdough Recipe for Play

Friday, August 19, 2016

Apple Pie Playdough Recipe for Play

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Here is an all new playdough recipe perfect for fall – Apple Cider Playdough Recipe.
Apple Cider Playdough Recipe - 3 ingredients, no salt, and taste safe play dough recipe toddler, preschool, prek, and kindergarten age kid are going to love. Perfect fall activities for kids, sensory play, apple activity, and more!

This is such a fun recipe for fall play.

Kids will love this fall kids activities which you can use to make apple pies (pictured below) or along with Alphabet Playdough Mats.

Plus it is simple to make with only 3 ingredients, but it is salt free and taste safe!

Apple Cider Playdough Recipe

how to make apple cider playgough for kids

Here is a simple, all new fall playdough recipe! 
To make Apple Cider Playdough you just need to warm 3 1/2 cups apple cider in a skillet and mix in 3 cups cornstarch. We also like to add 1 teas ground cinnamon.  Stir continuously over medium heat until it thickens a a ball forms.
let the playdough cool

Remove playdough from the pan and place on a sheet of parchment paper to cool. Sprinkle playdough with 1/2 cup flour and knead in to get just the right consistency. You are ready to play!

Apple Pie Playdough Recipe for Play

Make aples with apple cider playdough

We tinted the playdough with red food coloring to make nice red apples. Then we stuck a black pipe cleaner in the top as a stem and wrapped a green pipe cleaner around the stem to make leaves. The kids loved playing with the apples!

apple playdough play for preschoolers

My preschooler loved the little apples we made. I think she would have had fun just playing with the playdough apples.

roll out your apple pie playdough

Next we rolled out the apple cider playdough to make our pie crust.

making an apple pie with playdough
We added apples.  Have your preschooler count the apples as they put them inside the pie.

make a playdough apple pie for an awesome fall kids activities

Next we rolled out more dough and used a pastry cutter to make strips. The kids put the strips on the pie alternating over / under every other strip horizontally.

pretty playdough apple pie with lattice top
Now we have a pretty, lattice top playdough apple pie.

More Playdough FUN!


  1. Is it not super-sticky? I have the big glass bottle of Knudsens organic pure apple juice, is that right or do I need to go and buy apple CIDER from the grocery store? Sorry for the silly q's :)

    1. Ours was not sticky at all! You could certainly use juice instead of cider if you have it on hand =)