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Grinch Playdough – Christmas Sensory Dough Recipe

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Get ready for holiday fun with these Grinch Activities and Homemade Grinch Playdough. Help the Grinch bring back Christmas and enjoy a super sensory play activity with this playdough recipe. This Grinch playdough will keep the kids busy for hours, and if your kids enjoy playdough like mine, you can extend this recipe into a month of fun.

Grinch Playdough Recipe

Grinch Playdough, How to make Playdough, Get ready for holiday fun with these Grinch Activities and Homemade Playdough, This Grinch playdough recipe will keep the kids busy for hours, and if your kids enjoy playdough like mine, you can extend this recipe into a month of sensory activities.

 

Grinch Playdough – Christmas Sensory Dough Recipe

Grinch Playdough is an easy and festive sensory idea for the little ones in your life. Play dough is the best! It’s fun, easy to make and offers so many benefits for children.

 

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Grinch Playdough Recipe

What you will need to make your Grinch Playdough is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in list form to print out towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!

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How to Make Playdough

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Add the flour, salt, and cream of tartar to a medium mixing bowl.

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Whisk it all to combine.

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Add the warm water and oil to a medium saucepan. Stir well to mix.

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Slowly pour half of the flour mixture into the water and whisk to combine. Add the remaining flour and whisk until most of the lumps have disappeared.

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Place the saucepan on the stovetop under medium heat. Stir constantly until a thick lump of dough forms. (It will look like lumpy mashed potatoes). Remove from heat and allow your playdough to cool for 5 minutes.

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Divide the dough in half (or a little more for the green playdough) and place 4-5 drops of green food coloring on top of one of the dough balls. Place 4-5 drops of red food coloring on top of the remaining dough ball and place in a plastic bag.

Grinch Playdough, How to make Playdough, Get ready for holiday fun with these Grinch Activities and Homemade Playdough, This Grinch playdough recipe will keep the kids busy for hours, and if your kids enjoy playdough like mine, you can extend this recipe into a month of sensory activities.

Place your dough in a Ziplock-type bag, seal and knead the bags for a few minutes to distribute the color. This is a perfect mess-free way for kids to color their homemade playdough!

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Store the playdoughs in a sealed airtight plastic bag for up to one month.

Homemade Playdough

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If you want to make this Grinch playdough smell like the holidays add in holiday scents like peppermint, pine, frankincense, cedarwood, and orange. Your kids can enjoy playing with this playdough for a month through the holidays.

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Put in the Grinch DVD for a family movie night or read the Grinch for a read aloud, add in a few Grinch activities and you have a fun holiday tradition.

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Merry Grinchmas!

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Homemade Grinch Playdough
Ingredients
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1 tbsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 3-5 drops Red and green food coloring
Instructions
  1.  Add the flour, salt, and cream of tartar to a medium mixing bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Add the warm water and oil to a medium saucepan. Stir well to mix.
  3. Slowly pour half of the flour mixture into the water and whisk to combine. Add the remaining flour and whisk until most of the lumps have disappeared.
  4. Place the saucepan on the stovetop under medium heat. Stir constantly until a thick lump of dough forms. (It will look like lumpy mashed potatoes). Remove from heat and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  5. Divide the dough in half (or a little more for the green playdough) and place 4-5 drops of green food coloring on top of one of the dough balls. Place in a Ziplock-type bag, seal and knead the bag for 5 minutes to distribute the color. This is a mess-free way for kids to color their homemade playdough!
  6.  Place 4-5 drops of red food coloring on top of the remaining dough ball and place in a plastic bag. Seal the bag and knead for 5 minutes to distribute the red color.
  7. Store the playdoughs in a sealed airtight plastic bag for up to one month.
  8. Have a Merry Grinchmas!

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