Inside: Add some sensory and fine motor fun with this fun collection of fall playdough ideas. A great addition for your preschool fall theme!
Playdough is a staple in our toddler and preschool classroom, always part of our learning centers.
Because of this, I am always looking for ideas that go with different seasons, to compliment our themes.
This collection of playdough ideas is perfect for fall, with different colors and textures!
15+ Fun Fall Playdough Ideas for Preschoolers
Ready for some sensory and fine motor fun?
Try some of these fall playdough ideas in your home or classroom!
Halloween Playdough – You don’t need to cook this play dough. SO easy to make and fun to play with!
Pumpkin Playdough Invitation – Toddlers will create their own cute pumpkin faces using googley eyes, beads, and twigs for the stems. (I Heart Crafty Things)
Edible Pumpkin Pie Playdough – A recipe for yummy-smelling pumpkin pie dough that is safe for little ones to taste. (Coffee Cups and Crayons)
Textured Halloween Dough – For some extra sensory processing, add grains and other materials to your seasonal playdough. (Onetimethrough)
Spider Playdough – Create a tray of straw pieces, pipe cleaners, googley eyes, and more for your preschoolers to create their own cute spider. (Clare’s Little Tots)
Apple Playdough Mats – Toddlers will practice their counting skills while strengthening their fine motor skills with these apple counting printables. (Natural Beach Living)
Apple Pie Playdough Recipe – Adding scents to your playdough is such a fun extra sensory touch, and this apple pie scent will be so fun for toddlers to pretend to make their own pies. (Playdough to Plato)
Black and White Halloween Playdough – This color-matching tray is so pleasing to the eye and a fun spooky activity for Halloween. (Buggy and Buddy)
Monster Playdough Mats – Preschoolers will customize their own monster faces and details with these free monster shape printable mats. (M is for Monster)
Pattern Block Pumpkins – This activity is a creative use of pattern blocks in which toddlers create pumpkin faces using the shapes. (Munchkins and Moms)
Turkey Playdough – This tray contains feathers, twigs, pipe cleaners, and googley eyes as an invitation to create a Thanksgiving turkey. (Fantastic Fun and Learning)
Maple Playdough – This delicious maple-scented playdough is great for kids to create fall leaves out of. (The Best Ideas for Kids)
Pumpkin Spice Latte Playdough – Everyone loves a PSL in the cold weather, and that is exactly what this playdough recipe smells like. (Fireflies and Mud Pies)
Autumnal Scavenger Hunt Playdough – Toddlers will love searching through this dough for the small pieces such as acorns. For an additional activity, they can join you for a nature walk and find the pieces themselves! (Crafts on Sea)
Edible Candy Corn Playdough – Another edible playdough recipe, and this one uses real candy corns for the flavor and scent. (123Homeschool4Me)
Fall Playdough Mats – These free printable mats are an easy addition to the playdough table during the fall time. (Totschooling)
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