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Apple Cinnamon Playdough & how to make apples out of it

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We love playing  with playdough over here.  With the new season of fall approaching I thought apple playdough would be fun.  I already had apple scent from our apple scented soap we made this spring.  To make it lots of fun I made apple, cinnamon, and glitter playdough for my son and I.  






What you need:  
My favorite playdough recipe and then add, red food coloring ( a lot if it is just everyday food coloring like I have), apple scent about 1/2-1 tsp, cinnamon to your liking.  I just sprinkled it in the playdough mix with dry ingredients and sprinkled red glitter in with it too.  When the playdough is done let cool on wax paper.
To make the apples we made you will need: brown pipe cleaner, green foam sheets, and either another color pipe cleaner or colored straws for caterpillars.  cut the pipe cleaners and straws to size for stems and caterpillars.  Cut out green leaves from the green foam sheet( I had some from the Dollar Tree).

Apple Cinnamon Playdough & how to make apples out of it


What we did: 
I sat out the playdough for my son with the the craft supplies I had prepared for him in a bowl.  I then rolled a bit of playdough in a ball and put a stem on it with a leaf to show my son how I thought we could make apples.  He then went to work making apples.  He had a lot of fun with the caterpillars.  Glad he liked them even if mommy is no artist.  We both had a lot of fun.  At the end he asked me to put them in the ziploc bag just as they were, not to take them apart. 

Apple Cinnamon Playdough & how to make apples out of it

He loved the caterpillar straws.

Apple Cinnamon Playdough & how to make apples out of it

My sons apple on the left mine on the right.

Apple Cinnamon Playdough & how to make apples out of it

Apple with a caterpillar. 

Apple Cinnamon Playdough & how to make apples out of it

He was having so much fun.

Apple Cinnamon Playdough & how to make apples out of it

So glad he had fun with the apple playdough.  I never know what I set out for him that he will like or not like.

Apple Cinnamon Playdough & how to make apples out of it

Can't wait to get our apple playdough out again, I think it is my new favorite.  I hope you and your family may have some apple playdough fun too.




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8 comments:

  1. I bet this smells yummy. This makes me think of all the fun play dough fruit you can make. Pinning this fun idea.

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  2. I love the caterpillars added to the apples. So much fun! Thanks for sharing at the Sunday Showcase. :)

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  3. Cinnamon apple scented play dough is one of my faves (smells sooooo good!) and adding glitter makes everything even better! Thanks for sharing on the Sunday Showcase - featured this on this week's linky.

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  4. LOVE this!!! Featured this today on The Sunday Showcase! I know Bern did as well, but we both loved your post this week! :)

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  5. I love any fragranced playdough but this one sounds scrumptious.
    Thanks for sharing. I've included it in my round up of wonderful apple-themed activities as part of my book review of 'Apple':http://www.mylittlebookcase.com.au/books/book-review-and-reading-activities-apple-by-nikki-mcclure/

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  6. Mmm, I love the scents of Fall! Pinning this for Fall play!

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  7. Where do you get "apple scent"? Is it an oil or extract

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    1. hi Rachel, here is the link that has the site I got it from http://www.frogsandsnailsandpuppydogtail.com/2012/03/homemade-soap.html We have just got the apple scent back out this fall and have started putting it to use again in new ways:) Thanks for stopping by, Jaime

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