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Happy National Play-Doh Day! 17 Learning Activities Made Possible by America’s Favorite Doh

September 16 is National Play-Doh day, a day for kids and adults alike to appreciate America’s favorite doh. In honor of the occasion, here are 17 learning activities made possible by Play-Doh.

1. A Baking Soda Volcano via The Artful Parent 

2. Homemade Glow-in-the Dark Play-Doh via Sun Hats and Wellie Boots 

3. 5 Ways to Learn Your Name via Growing Book by Book 

4. Making Stamp Letters via Kindergarten Works 

5. Kindergarten Leaf Unit Study via Learn Play Imagine 


6. Play-Doh Skeletons or X-Rays via Fantastic Fun and Learning 

7. Spice-Scented Play-Doh Sensory Activity via Fun at Home with Kids 

8. Pirate Treasure Play-Doh: Fine Motor Fun via One Time Through 

9. Grow a Garden Pretend Play-Doh via Sugar Aunts 

10. Play-Doh Color Match Learning Activity via Sugar Aunts

11. How to Make a Model Brain via Science Sparks

12. “What’s in the Play-Doh” Game via Best Activities for Kids 

13. How to Make Play-Doh Cars via Inner Child Fun 

14. Re-Tell the Story with Play-Doh via Learn with Play at Home 

15. Toddler Throwing Practice with Play-Doh Basketball via Mama OT 

16. Play-Doh Rainbow Match via Messy Kids 

17. Play-Doh Candy Pops for Valentine’s Day via Parent Teach Play 


Nicole Gorman, Senior Education World Contributor 

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