August 8, 2023
Puffy Paint Christmas Tree

Puffy Paint Christmas Tree

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You’ve got to try this¬†shaving cream puffy paint¬†which makes a super cool¬†puffy paint christmas tree! This easy Christmas craft is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students! ¬†The thick texture and super cool artwork is sure to impress preschoolers and older kids alike. So have fun making a Christmas tree, wreath, stockings, candy canes, and any other fun Christmas item you can think of with this fun-to-paint-with¬†Christmas craft for preschoolers!
You've got to try this shaving cream puffy paint which makes a super cool puffy paint christmas tree! This easy Christmas craft is perfect for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade students!  The thick texture and super cool artwork is sure to impress preschoolers and older kids alike. So have fun making a Christmas tree, wreath, stockings, candy canes, and any other fun Christmas item you can think of with this fun-to-paint-with Christmas craft for preschoolers!

Puffy paint Christmas tree

Here is a really fun Christmas Craft to do with your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and elementary age students  The puffy paint christmas tree is made with a simple Christmas puffy paint recipe that only uses 2 ingredients! Children will love to paint with these thick textured paint that will keep it’s raised texture to create amazing Christmas Tree Craft for kids out of this homemade puffy paint.
2 ingredient puffy paint recipe for christmas crafts for kids

Shaving Cream Puffy Paint

Kids of all ages will have fun mixing together this easy shaving cream puffy paint that only uses 2 ingredients!¬†You only need 2 ingredients for this puffy paint ‚Äď equal parts white school glue and shaving cream.

add food coloring
How to make puffy paint with shaving cream

If you like you can add food coloring or glitter to your puffy paint. (Just remember that if the food coloring you use stains your hands when you cook; it will stain kids hands if they use it to paint too.)

make 2 ingredient puffy paint for preschool art
Puffy paint with shaving cream

The puffy paint has a wonderful thick texture that is really fun to paint with!

add sprinkles for extra depth and fun
Christmas Craft for Preschoolers

My daughter’s favorite part of making our Christmas trees with puffy paint was adding sprinkles as ornaments to her tree! This is a great way to use up sprinkles.

Hint: We always buy sprinkles after holidays when they go on clearance for 75-90% off!

Puffy Paint with Shaving Cream

Christmas Tree Craft

The sprinkles will set right into your puffy paint and stick when it sets to the touch. It gives projects a lot of dimension and originality!

toddlers and preschoolers will love the texture

Christmas Craft for Kids

My preschooler decided it would be great fun to finger (um, hand) paint. It really did have a cool, thick texture that was fun to play in. But again, if you use food coloring it may stain your child’s hand for a day or so.

Christmas puffy paint

Christmas Puffy PAINT

Here is one of our completed Christmas Tree crafts.  It is dry to the touch.

see the raised texture even once it is dry

See how our finished, dried project still is raised with the ornament sprinkles holding on to the puffy paint.

even mountains of this paint will stay intact

My 1st grader decided she wanted to make Christmas mountains out of her puffy paint. Well, guess what, it actually dried to the touch too and stayed nice and tall. She was very pleased!

 
 

Christmas Activities

Christmas Printables

Playdough Recipes

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this¬†crayon play dough recipe¬†uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This¬†homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It‚Äôs easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need¬† to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you‚Äôve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)¬† But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this¬†crayon play dough recipe¬†uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This¬†homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It‚Äôs easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need¬† to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you‚Äôve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)¬† But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this¬†crayon play dough recipe¬†uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This¬†homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It‚Äôs easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need¬† to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you‚Äôve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)¬† But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this¬†crayon play dough recipe¬†uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This¬†homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It‚Äôs easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need¬† to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you‚Äôve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)¬† But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this¬†crayon play dough recipe¬†uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This¬†homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It‚Äôs easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need¬† to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you‚Äôve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)¬† But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

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