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DIY Pumpkin Pie Playdough Recipe


One of my favorite things to do with the kids at the beginning of Fall is to make pumpkin pie playdough. We all come together in the kitchen to mix all the ingredients in a giant pot and then spend the night making fun Halloween shapes with themed cookie cutters.


Making homemade playdough is super easy, and is made with ingredients that you can find in your kitchen cabinets. What are you waiting for? Get the kids together and make pumpkin pie playdough together!


Where do you start? Get these ingredients together:
5 1/2 cups of flour
2 cups of salt
8 teaspoons cream of tarter
3/4 cup of oil (I use vegetable)
2 Tablespoons of pumpkin pie spice
4 cups of water
Orange food coloring (2 parts yellow, 1 part red)


How do you make it? It’s easy!
1. Have the kids help measure all the ingredients, and put them into a giant pot
2. Then have the adult cook the playdough over medium heat (stirring constantly) until it is a dough consistency. It usually takes about 10-15 minutes.
3. Once the dough is cooked, knead it on a cutting board
4. Play!


Store the playdough in an airtight container (I use a ziploc freezer bag)
It should last about a month when kept in a cool part of your house away from the sun

Print the recipe below and keep to enjoy for years to come!



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