As the weather gets colder and colder, sometimes we just want to stay indoors where it’s nice and warm. With all these fun and creative winter play dough activities, we can get the best of both worlds!
Enjoy the fun of winter and have a ton of fun playing with these play dough activities. They’re sure to inspire some quality pretend play during your preschool or kindergarten winter theme activities.
Get a full week of Winter Theme Lesson Plans.
Winter Play Dough Recipes
This Winter Playdough is the perfect activity for winter days when it’s too cold to play outside.
This Winter Play Dough Recipe is the perfect no-bake play dough recipe for winter.
This Snow Playdough looks so realistic your kids won’t believe it’s playdough!
Your kids are going to love this amazing Hot Chocolate Play Dough with play dough marshmallows!
Winter Play Dough Activities
Your kids will love these Winter Playdough Counting Mats to learn numbers and play with playdough.
Use play dough to teach shapes to your kids with this Snowman Shape Play Dough Mat activity.
Create your own Winter Wonderland Small World Play by using playdough to create your winter wonderland!
This Winter Playdough Kit has everything you need to learn and play this winter using playdough.
Your kids will love learning about winter animals with this Winter Theme Playdough Activity.
This Snowman Play Dough would be fantastic for a snow or winter theme in your classroom.
This Pine Scented Play Dough is the perfect recipe to use to make this fun woods-themed play area.
This Sparkly Snowflake Winter Play Dough is the perfect winter activity for kids.
PRINTABLE WINTER RELATED LESSON PLANS
Save time and get right to the playful learning with our printable lesson plan sets. We have a variety of lesson plan sets that work well as winter themes. Each set includes over 30 playful learning activities related to the theme, and we’ve provided different versions for home preschool families and classroom teachers so all activities are geared directly toward your needs.
Winter Activities and Lesson Plans
Watch this short video to see just a few examples of the types of activities and printables included in this set:
This set currently includes active hands-on learning ideas and the following printables:
1) 10 Little Trees Winter Song and Number Cards (in color and b/w)
2) Get Dressed for Winter Activity Mats and Clothing (in color and b/w)
3) Hot Cocoa Counting Mats 1-20 (in color and b/w)
4) Winter Color Matching Puzzles
5) What Can We Do in Winter? Emergent Reader (4 versions)
6) Child and Snow Angel Uppercase and Lowercase Alphabet Matching (in color and b/w)
7) Winter Number Cards 0-35 (3 versions in color and b/w)
8) Winter Roll and Graph (in color and b/w)
9) Winter Tree Dice Game (in color and b/w)
10) Winter Picture-Word Cards
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