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Easter Play Dough Kit

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Have you been following along with our 12 Months of Play Dough Kits series? The third classroom play dough kit in our series is an Easter Play Dough Kit, or a Spring Play Dough Kit.

EASTER playdough kit - big enough for a classroom and with so many ways to play and learn.

I love using my Ikea sectioned container for our classroom play dough kits. It’s large enough to hold a couple batches of play dough and several fun manipulatives to help expand our learning and play.

It also makes it really easy for the kids to help clean up because it’s a simple snap lid and the sections are large enough for them to sort the manipulatives easily when putting them away.

EASTER playdough kit - big enough for a classroom and with so many ways to play and learn.

Materials in our Easter Play Dough Kit

  • 1 batch light blue play dough
  • 1 batch pink play dough
  • 1 batch light yellow play dough
  • Purple play dough made from mixing the pink and blue
  • 8 Easter Eggs (2 in each matching color to the play dough)
  • 2 packages Easter erasers plus counting cards
  • Cotton balls
  • Few bunny and lamb mini figures

I loved bringing the animals into our play, and the different textures of all of the materials, but use whatever you have on hand. I try to pick objects that can be used in a variety of different ways as much as possible.

EASTER playdough kit - big enough for a classroom and with so many ways to play and learn.

How We Played with Our Easter Play Dough Kit

There were so many different ways to play with the four fun colors of play dough, let alone when we added the manipulatives into the mix! We’re still exploring this Easter Play Dough Kit, but for now this is what I’ve observed the children exploring:

EASTER playdough kit - big enough for a classroom and with so many ways to play and learn.
  • Smooshing the play dough into the plastic eggs to make their own play dough eggs!
  • Pressing the cotton into the play dough and experiencing the differences of the two soft textures
  • Making patterns with their play dough and shaping the play dough into ovals (decorating play dough Easter Eggs)
  • Making footprints in the play dough with the animals
  • Making play dough representations of the animals (the cotton makes great animal fur)
  • Counting with the erasers
  • Making patterns with the erasers
EASTER playdough kit - big enough for a classroom and with so many ways to play and learn.

What would you add or substitute in this classroom play dough kit?

EASTER playdough kit - big enough for a classroom and with so many ways to play and learn.

More Easter Fun!

Looking for more fun Easter and spring activities for your kids? Hop over and grab our Easter egg CVCe puzzles or our spring math dice games!

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2 Responses

  1. How do I sign up for updates on the play dough kits? I love ALL of them and want to keep updated with new ones 🙂

    1. Hi Cheryl! I am SO sorry that I didn’t see this! Our play dough kits are still in the works, but when they are complete I will post a round up of them all. Are you on our email list? If you have any questions or would like to be added, feel free to email me at alex@ thekindergartenconnection.com. Hope you are having a great start to summer! 🙂

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