Fall Play Dough Activities for Fun and Learning

Since play dough is a part of our daily lives, I thought it would be great to get a list of good fall play dough activities and recipes all in one place.We often use play dough in our learning time, but it’s always great for play time!

Play dough is fantastic for building fine-motor skills, a great way to experience different textures, colors and especially different smells.

More than 20 Fall Play Dough recipes and activities

Now, Spring will always hold it’s place as my favorite season, but Fall comes in at a VERY close 2nd place. I love the freshness of Spring and the green beauty that unfolds after the dreariness of winter. But Fall is a season of texture, vibrant colors, and amazing smells. Kind of like play dough!

I’ve searched the internet for the best of the best of fall play dough activities and recipes and I’ve got them all here to share with you!

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Fall Play Dough Recipes

green apple scented play dough recipe for kids

Fall Scented Play Dough with the best of apples and pumpkins mixed together from Learn, Play, Imagine!

The vibrantly colored Fall Play Dough from Nurture Store.

Apple Play Dough with real apples from Blog Me Mom.

Amazing Pumpkin Play Dough from Mama Papa Bubba which we have been using with our play dough mats.

Applesauce Sensory Dough from Still Playing School.

Free Fall Play Dough Learning Activities

Fall themed number mats for numbers 1-10

I also have these fall themed number mats for 11-20 that can be used with play dough. Last time around we used candy, but they are the same format at the 1-10 number mats.

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Pre-writing line paths from The Preschool Toolbox Blog.

Explore the five senses with these ideas from One Time Through.

Play Dough Math Games from Nurture Store.

Fall Play Dough Fun Stuff

Free Apple Orchard Play Dough Scenery printable

apple pretend play printable set for sensory play and play dough

Fall themed play dough mats from the The Preschool Toolbox Blog.

Fall play dough tree invitation to play from I Heart Crafty Things with translucent leaves.

More fall themed play dough mats with spiders, turkeys and more from Tot Schooling.

Fine motor fall play dough tree from Stir the Wonder.

Fall play dough invitation to play with acorns, leaves and more from Fantastic Fun and Learning.

Textured play dough play from One Time Through.

fall themed play dough recipes

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  1. You are never to old to play with playdough! Love this! I am featuring tis tomorrow in the special edition fall features for Making Memories Mondays!! Hope you will stop over! šŸ™‚

  2. That pumpkin on top almost looks too cute to play with and I bet that green apple playdough smells good! Thanks for sharing at #made4kids!

  3. Thanks so much for including my Pumpkin Spice Play Dough! I didn’t get a pingback for it so I had NO IDEA. THANKS!

      1. Oh it’s the automated system’s fault — I’m just sorry I didn’t say thank you earlier šŸ™‚

  4. I love all these wonderful and fun ideas, and I am sure the little ones are going to have fun playing with these play doh’s šŸ™‚ thanks for gathering and sharing these with us šŸ™‚ @tisonlyme143