When the holiday season gets to be busy you need simple and fun activities to do with the kids! This harvest or Thanksgiving no cook dough for sensory play is perfect for an indoor afternoon, a pie baking session, or even Thanksgiving morning to keep all the kids happy! Our Thanksgiving play dough recipe uses simple ingredients that you are sure to have on hand this holiday season!
Thanksgiving No Cook Sensory Dough
Easy no cook dough for Thanksgiving sensory play! I love no cook dough for how was it is to make. Our apple sauce no cook dough was a real hit. This recipe is one of my favorites and part of our 12 Awesome Sensory Play Recipes. Stop by and visit all the lovely blogs to find new ideas this holiday season.
Thanksgiving No Cook Dough
Every now and then I love to throw together a brand new dough for a morning’s sensory play session. We don’t often play with play dough front he store these days. He loves when I start pulling out fun ingredients from the cub bard and I tell him we are going to invent a new dough to play with today! I think he loves the novelty of creating something brand new! Read all about Tactile Sensory Play and it’s great benefits!
- 1 Cup Flour
- 1/3 Cup of oats
- 1/2 Cup of pumpkin mixed with a couple tablespoons of water
- 1/4 Cup of oil
- 1/2 Cup of salt
- Cinnamon or other spices (optional)
- Corn kernels
- Props for play such as Indian Corn, rolling pins, cookie cutters, etc..
So quick and EASY! In your bowl add flour, oats, salt, spices and oil. Warm pumpkin and water in microwave for 30 seconds. Add to bowl. Mix! I like to mix with my hands as it does a quicker job of combining it all! Set out as an invitation to play and explore with your props!
Thanksgiving No Cook Dough Sensory Play
This is such a simple, pliable, soft and easy Thanksgiving no cook dough recipe to use for sensory play. It smells and feels wonderful. The corn and oats add great texture to our Thanksgiving harvest play! We talked quite a bit about harvest and what foods might be harvested this time of year! Already this season we have watched harvest and farm videos, read books about harvest, explored Fall’s harvest colors and made made harvest sensory bins! asset out this simple Thanksgiving harvest invitation to explore!
Explore textures with Indian Corn on the Thanksgiving dough!
Push corn into the dough or decorate with it! Add oats!
While we were playing, I grabbed a favorite Thanksgiving book, Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson. We made a party for the animals and talked about the food and friends we are thankful for as well!
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This would be a perfect no cook play dough recipe to throw together for Thanksgiving day play or to keep the kids busy while you are cooking and baking! It really is that simple.
Thanksgiving No Cook Dough for Easy Play!
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