Tuesday, 13 January 2015

10 Natural Materials to Add To Playdough

Are you looking for some inspiration to promote investigation, creativity, exploration, fun and learning at the playdough table. Here is a list of items that can be easily found, are free or very inexpensive and and will keep children engaged for ages!

1. Dried Pasta

2. Leaves

3. Pebbles and Stones

4. Sticks

5. Dried Beans, Peas and Rice

6. String

7. Bark

8. Sea Tumbled Glass

9. Gum Nuts

10. Shells

Add one or any of these to your playdough and watch your child learn through hands on play!
I love using natural materials in all areas of my classroom and I am always looking for new ideas.
I'd love to hear from you.


  1. These are great ideas for making play dough even more of an invitation for sensory play!

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