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BEST Peeps Playdough Recipe

In under 2 minutes you can make the BEST peeps playdough with just 3 ingredients. This easy playdough recipe is EDIBLE! The epic Easter activity for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergartners, first graders, 2nd graders, and 3rd graders.

BEST Peeps Playdough - easy to make edible playdough recipe that only takes 3 ingredients and 2 minutes to whip up this easter play doh that makes a fun easter activity for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarnters and other kids in April #easter #peeps #easteractivity #edibleplaydough

St Patricks Day isn’t even over and the Easter merchandise has already started filling the shelves at your local stores from Target to Walmart. Peeps are such a cute, colorful Easter candy that tempts us to add it to our cards.  Instead of eating a lot of sugary peeps you can use them for some spring fun instead! Whip this easter treat into peeps playdough.

This recipe is WAY BETTER than the other one’s you’ve tried before – it actually stays nice and soft! Plus it is edible playdough so you don’t have to worry if your little one wants to sample their creations.

Still looking for other uses with peeps? Try roasting them over the campfire for a special smore or put them in bread you tost in the oven (to get it a little melty) then spreading peanut butter and nutella for a yummy lunch your kids will look foward to every year!

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Peeps Playdough

To make this peep playdough you only need a few simple ingredients. Start out by getting your favorite color of peeps to whip up this peeps recipe. Typically, you can find peeps in yellow, green, purple, blue, and pink.

you only need 3 ingredients to whip up this peeps recipe perfect for April

Peeps Recipe

In a microwave safe bowl put the following ingredients:

  • 5 peeps
  • 3 Tablespoons flour
  • 1 Tablespoon Crisco (we use the blue box)
peeps playdough

Microwave for 30 seconds; stir. (you can add food coloring for more bold colors, but we liked the soft pastel playdough colors the Peeps made)

Kids will LOVE watching the peeps grow and get all poofy as they expand in the microwave as they cook. After all -they are really just shaped marshmallows topped with colored sugar.

make this amzing easter play doh in the microwave with just peeps, flour, and cornstartch

Easter Play Doh

When the playdough is cool enough to touch (give it a good 30-60 seconds before you touch it) grab the marshmallow playdough and kneed the easy playdough recipe until you get a smooth dough. It will only take 30 seconds or so.

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We like to make various peep playdough recipe so that we have various colored easter play doh.

best peeps playdough recipe is ready in only 2 minutes and 3 ingredients
This peeps playdough has the best texture! It is super soft, easy to mold, and EDIBLE! A real plus if you have a toddler playing!
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Easter Activity

Use the playdough recipe to strengthen hand muscles which will help your kiddos prepare for writing! It is so much fun to shape and re shape the dough in this easter activities for kids.

Plus the slightly warm dough is so much fun to play with!

Peeps Edible Playdough in yellow, pink, blue and green is usch a fun easter activity for toddler, preschool, and kindergarten age children

Easy Playdough Recipe

This Peeps Edible Playdough in yellow, pink, blue and green is such a fun easter activity for children of all ages.  Whether you make this as part of an Easter theme, as afun family activity during April, include it as a favore in plastic easter eggs for kids to find on a hunt and put in their easter basket, or as a spring activity after you get peeps on clearance after Easter.

Just in case you don’t have the 2 minutes to watch the video, the playdough can be stored in plastic wrap on the counter for several months. To re-warm and soften just put it in the microwave for 5-10 seconds and your dough will be back to new!

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Easter Activities for Kids

Looking for more fun, hands-on, educational activites for students to try during April? You will love these free printable ideas!

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Free Playdough Mats

Looking for more fun, free printable playdough mats? You will love these:

Take your homemade playdough to a whole new level of FUN with this amazing Color Changing Playdough recipe. This is sure to be a hit with toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade children alike.  FREE Human Body Playdough Mats - These are such a fun hands on educational activity for kids learning about the human body, skeletal system, muscular system, human body organs, and more. Print in color or black and white and use for homeschool, science projects for kids, preschool, prek, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, and more! (kids activities, human body activities) #humanbody #playdoughmats #scienceforkids Edible Ice Cream Playdough Recipe - amazing 2 ingredient playdough recipe perfect for toddler, preschool, kindergarten and kids of all ages for an ice cream thing, kids activity, or summer bucket list #playdough #playdoughrecipes #icecream

A to Z Letter Find Worksheets FREE Alphabet Playdough Mats - these free printable alphabet printables are SO CLEVER! Use playdough to form alphabet letters and then complete the picture with playdough or by coloring for a fun activity to not only learn the alphabet, but to strengthen fine motor skills to for toddler, preschool, prek, kindergarten, and first grade. free-alphabet-hats

FREE Alphabet Printables

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Peeps Play dough - such a fun, easy-to-make edible playdough recipe that makes a fun easter activity for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarteners, first graders and more. Such a fun play recipe for Easter in April. #peeps #easteractivity #easterplaydough #playdoughrecipes #preschool

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - and


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