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Pumpkin Playdough Recipe – The Best Pumpkin Pie Play Dough

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Your kids will love everything about this Pumpkin Playdough Recipe. It smells amazing, and it is super simple to make. If you are thinking about making a batch of homemade pumpkin playdough for a fall party or classroom, I suggest doubling the batch so everyone will have plenty to use. Add this Playdough recipe to your pumpkin activities or a preschool pumpkin theme, and your kids will play for hours. This is the best smelling fall sensory play idea.

Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this AMAZING Pumpkin Pie Playdough to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Play dough Ever. This is the Best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Pumpkin Playdough Recipe –  The Best Pumpkin Pie Play Dough

Playing with play dough is great for working your child’s fine motor skills. Squeezing, squishing, pulling, and poking the dough helps build and strengthen their little hand muscles. Click Here for over 30 Homemade Playdough Recipes. 

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Pumpkin Playdough Activities

Playing with playdough is a great way to help young children learn about order, build concentration skills and independence, explore their own creative abilities, and engage in important sensory play.

This pumpkin playdough is perfect for building important early learning skills with your kids while having fun this Fall!

Check out these pumpkin playdough activities for even more fun

  • Build Playdough Pumpkins! It’s a fun way to explore STEM skills while getting creative. Plus, there are lots of opportunities for building strong finger muscles while kneading the dough and adding embellishments. Green and brown pipe cleaners, corks, buttons, pom poms, sequins, and pumpkin seeds make excellent additions to playdough pumpkins. 
  • Explore Nature with Pumpkin Playdough. Fall is such a fun season to get outdoors and explore in your backyard or the forest. Have your children go out and collect items for further investigation. Flowers, colorful leaves, seeds, small twigs, and even pebbles are perfect for this activity. Children will enjoy learning more about these natural objects in a concrete way as they add and subtract them from their playdough creations.
  • More Learning Fun with Pumpkin Playdough. You can practice even more important early learning skills while learning all about pumpkins when you add this easy playdough recipe to my Montessori themed unit study about pumpkins this Fall.
How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this AMAZING Pumpkin Pie Playdough to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Play dough Ever. This is the Best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Pumpkin Books for Kids

Do you sometimes struggle to get your kids to sit still and listen to a read aloud? Are you worried they might not be paying attention? Sometimes giving kids something to manipulate or fidget with while they listen to you read can help them to focus. 

You can use this pumpkin playdough to help them concentrate on the story, building important reading comprehension, and listening skills while having fun with playdough.

Check out some of these great books together to learn more about pumpkins this Fall.


Playdough Tools to Enhance Their Learning

Simply kneading and sculpting with this scented pumpkin playdough is enough to enhance lots of important sensory skills and it’s fun too. However, you can add even more learning fun with just a few easy to get playdough tools.

The best part is that you probably already have a lot of them in your kitchen, but just in case, I’ve included links to some favorites.

Consider adding these to your playdough tool bag for even more fun this Fall:

Keep reading to learn more about how to make your own pumpkin playdough at home. Then, check out all the other fun pumpkin themed crafts and lessons below.

Don’t forget to tell me all about the pumpkin plans you’ve got in mind for your kids this month in the comments. I can’t wait to read about your adventures!

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough

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

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Place all the ingredients into a medium size saucepan and mix well.

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Cook over medium heat and stir constantly for 4-5 minutes.

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here
How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

It will begin to form into a thick ball as you stir. Keep flipping the ball over, flatten it, then continue to cook until the dough isn’t sticky.

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Remove from heat and knead it for a few minutes. You may need to add a little flour to get a perfect consistency, but if you cook it for a few minutes, you shouldn’t have too.

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this AMAZING Pumpkin Pie Playdough to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Play dough Ever. This is the Best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Pumpkin Activities

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Pumpkin Books

Pumpkin Pie Playdough

Get ready for your house to smell like pumpkin pie. You can easily make this pumpkin pie playdough with ingredients you already have in your kitchen during the fall season.

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Pumpkin Playdough Recipe

What’s Needed

1 ½ Cups Flour
¾ Cup Salt
1 ½ teaspoon Cream of Tarter
1 Tablespoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
1 ½ Cups Water
1 Tablespoon. oil
Orange Food Coloring 10 drops

Directions

1. Place all the ingredients into a medium size saucepan and mix well.
2. Cook over medium heat and constantly stir for 4-5 minutes. It will begin to form into a thick ball as you stir. Keep flipping the ball over, flatten it, then continue to cook until the dough isn’t sticky.
3. Remove from heat and knead it for a few minutes. You may need to add a little flour to get the right consistency, but if you cook it long enough, you shouldn’t have too.
4. Let cool, then start playing!
5. Store in an airtight container to keep for a few weeks.

PIN THIS PUMPKIN PLAYDOUGH TO SAVE FOR LATER

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Create this easy homemade Fall playdough recipe. You’ll also find apple pie, cinnamon, and pumpkin spice playdough! Playdough is great for strengthening fine-motor skills and creativity for toddlers and preschoolers. Have fun!

This is the perfect pumpkin playdough recipe to add to any preschool pumpkin theme.

Do you have a favorite playdough recipe for fall? I’d love for you to share your favorite in the comments below so we can try it out. 

Looking for a natural pumpkin playdough recipe no cook – click here. 

How to Make Pumpkin Playdough Recipe, Add this to your pumpkin activities and preschool pumpkin theme for the best Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe Ever. This is the best Homemade Playdough Recipe for Fall. Find The Best Scented Sensory Play Ideas Here

Fall Activities

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Create this easy homemade Fall playdough recipe. You'll also find apple pie, cinnamon, and pumpkin spice playdough! Playdough is great for strengthening fine-motor skills and creativity for toddlers and preschoolers
Pumpkin Playdough Recipe

This easy to make homemade pumpkin pie playdough recipe is the best!

Ingredients
  • 1 ½ Cups Flour
  • ¾ Cup Salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Cream of Tarter
  • 1 Tablespoon Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 ½ Cups Water
  • 1 Tablespoon. oil
  • Orange Food Coloring 10 drops
Instructions
  1. Place all the ingredients into a medium size saucepan and mix well.

  2. Cook over medium heat and constantly stir for 4-5 minutes. It will begin to form into a thick ball as you stir. Keep flipping the ball over, flatten it, then continue to cook until the dough isn’t sticky.
  3. Remove from heat and knead it for a few minutes. You may need to add a little flour to get the right consistency, but if you cook it long enough, you shouldn’t have too.
  4. Let cool, then start playing!
  5. Store in an airtight container to keep for a few weeks.

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