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Monday, October 17, 2011

Pumpkin Spice Playdough


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One of the things in our workboxes this week is Pumpkin Spice Playdough!  It smells soooo good, it seriously had me craving pumpkin something while I was making it!
The pictures shows about 1/3 of the recipe, so it makes a pretty fair amount
2 3/4c flour
1c salt
4t cream of tarter
6T oil
2T pumpkin pie spice (or a tad more)
2c water
red and yellow food coloring (if desired)
Mix all the ingredients in a sauce pan on Medium Heat, and keep stirring until it forms a smooth ball of dough that is not too sticky/goopy.  Remove from heat, and mix in food coloring.  (I was really low on yellow, so mine is not that orange, but you can make it as orange as you’d like).
This makes for a great sensorial experience and well as fine motor! 
It seriously smells soooo good!
Be sure to store in an air tight container or ziploc bag!
I had it in the workbox with Halloween shaped cookie cutters and the letter P for pumpkin!  But I have a variety of activities planned for this dough!
Counting Coconuts had another great yummy smelling fall playdough activity HERE, Check it out!



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6 comments:

  1. This looks awesome! It'll absolutely be part of the plan at our house next week. Thanks!

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  2. This is great! I never thought to add spices to playdough. Also, wanted to say thanks for the Nomination. :)

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  3. I think we did this last year. It smells so good! Thanks for reminding me about this as I need to make some for my daughter.

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  4. This sounds so good! I can hardly keep my kids from eating the playdough now. I can imagine what will happen when I start adding spices! :)

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  5. This looks like something my little one would love. Thanks!

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  6. Hi Jen! This sounds like a great recipe. I'll try it soon. I also featured your post on Montessori MOMents. Here's the link: http://mymontessorimoments.com/2011/11/03/cutting-playdough/ Thanks for sharing your great ideas with us!

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