We love to get out playdough
and create something fun at my house. I think playdough is fun both for the kids and I. With Thanksgiving
coming up I wanted to make something with our gingerbread playdough we had just made a month ago. The idea of making little turkeys came to mind. So I set out to raid the craft closet for supplies to make this happen. Today I share how we made our Playdough Turkeys and share an easy no cook gingerbread playdough recipe!
Playdough Turkeys Fun Thanksgiving Activity for the Kids
Supplies/What we used:
Playdough (you can use homemade or store bought)
No Cook Gingerbread Playdough Recipe:
- oil- I used olive oil
- brown gel food coloring
- ginger and cinnamon bark essential oils
How to make gingerbread playdough:
Get all your ingredients out to start and a mixing bowl. Pour 2 cups of flour in the bowl. Next add 1 cup of salt. I used olive oil and added 1 tsp. Add 1 cup of water with brown food coloring added to the water. Last add a few drops of ginger and cinnamon bark essential oils. Now mix well with your hands.
What we did:
I cut out yellow, orange, and red pipe cleaners for legs and beak. I took the craft feathers we had and cut some of them in half. I took the gingerbread playdough and made two balls out of it, one smaller than the other. I stacked them on top of each other. Then I let my oldest make his own turkey using what I set out for him. My youngest and I made one turkey together and then I let him have his own fun with the playdough. We all had fun playing this day with the playdough and it smelled great too.
first post November 2012
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