Playdough Painting

What to do:

  1. Line the bottom of the box with construction paper.
  2. Use the colored play dough to roll, pat and mold pictures on the paper.
  3. Let dry completely (a day or two), then an adult can spray with a clear fixative.


  • Give the children two balls of primary colored play dough. Let them mix the two colors to make a third. An excellent color mixing activity!
  • Mix play dough with different extracts, matching the extra with the appropriate colors. Strawberry, lemon, banana, lime and orange extract work well.