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Playdough Game

Tools and Toys that Extend the Playdough Fun


When it comes to having fun with playdough, toddlers don't need much. Just squishing the dough into a ball is enough to delight young children. Eventually, you can add some simple tools that you have around the house such as cups, spoons, or rolling pins and try some fun activities with the molding dough. But that doesn't mean that kids won't enjoy some of the tools and toys that have been specially designed for playdough games. Check out these picks for playdough games.

1. Hasbro Play-Doh Classic 4 Pack

classic play dough
You can make your own playdough, but purchasing this basic set of commercial non-toxic Play-Dough (which has been a childhood staple since the mid 1950s)is another great option. This set includes four five-ounce cans of in essential colors: blue, yellow, red, and white.
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2. Chenille Kraft Company Clay Dough Tools Set

playdough toolkit
This five-piece set of fun tools includes a flower roller, round cutting roller, zig-zag cutting roller, double-sided hobby craft tool, and a child-safe plastic blade. Show your toddler how to work the tools to turn playdough into shapes or familiar objects.
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3. Play-Doh Cake Making Station

Playdough Cake
With Play-Doh in four vibrant colors and a host of tools that include stampers and play cutters, your child can create fun cakes that include decorations and tasty-looking desserts. Of course, you need to teach your child not to eat the dough unless you are using edible versions such as peanut butter playdough.
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4. Play-Doh Animal Activities Play Sets

playdough animals
This zoo-themed play set lets you mold and create your very own animals. It's a fun way to reinfoce the names of common animals through a tactile, hands-on activity. Packaging options include a sets that are self contained in a bucket or a duffle bag for easy storage.
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5. Chuggington Dough Play Set

Chuggington dough
Three tubs of colored dough can be shaped into your train-lovers favorite Chuggington engines using the easy-to-use molds and character cookie cutters. Then he can smash them all up again and start over.
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6. Play-Doh Elmo Shape and Spin Playset

elmo playdough
The little red monster turns playdough time into an interactive skill-building experience in several ways. Elmo helps your child learn about shapes and counting while having a blast with some squishy dough.
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7. Mary's Softdough Play Set: a Natural Alternative to Playdough

mary playdough
This set of four colored tubs provide hours of molding fun with all-natural ingredients. Each of the colors (red, blue, green, and yellow) are made from simple material: flour, water, salt, cream of tartar, soybean oil, food coloring and sodium benzoate (a food preservative). The playset include a rolling pin and cutout shapes to inspire little minds and finger.
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8. Magic Dough Play-Doh Value Pack Play 'N Learn Set

play doh value pack
This is a great pack to set up your playdough play station. With 14 cans of molding dough and 57 tools and molds that let your child's imagination go free, this toy set offers limitless opportunities.

9. Play-Doh Dora the Explorer Playset

dora playdough
A variety of molds let your child create a world of fun starring Dora and her friends. The set includes four cans of molding dough and a variety of tools, including a roller, play knife, 6 cutters and mold. This playdough set is especially good for creating a story scene that helps build your child's language skills.

10. Disney Play-Doh Cars 2 Mold N Go Speedway

playdough cars
This set, too, is a great for creating a narrative story with your child to help foster language development. Your child can create two different cars from the movie, adding accessories and fixing them up to help them win the "big race." The set includes molds for the cars, special backdrops, gas tank presser and plunger, and tools for the cars along with four cans of PLAY-DOH. The theme is sure to entice car lovers, especially boys who may not be naturally interested in creative games like playdough.
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