Gingerbread Playdough and Paperart

Playdough is soft and smooth and nice to touch! Engaging smell in the creative activity will further enhance the fun. You can make a wonderful Chrismassy Playdough by adding some spices.

This recipe is taken from Sugarbelle.

Gingerbread Playdough

Ingredients makes 2 cups of dough

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tbsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp orange extract {optional}
  1. Mix the dry ingredients together in a saucepan – flour, salt, cream of tartar cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves. 
  2. Add water, vegetable oil and orange extract. 
  3. Stir until a thick batter is formed.
  4. Cook on low/medium heat until a thick dough is formed. 
  5. Pour onto parchment paper and knead the dough.

Have some fun with paper and make something together with your child. For inspiration look at Jennifer Collier’s stunning creations. Use old magazines, cards or even books. . .




Photo: Kid Playing At Pouring Cup Of Tea by Stuart Miles

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