Gingerbread Playdough: Try at Home

Gingerbread Playdough: Try at Home

Create a reusable gingerbread activity with this homemade, no-cook playdough! We’ll walk you through how to make this scented playdough with some simple pantry ingredients.


  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of salt
  • 1/2 tbsp. of ground ginger
  • 1./2 tbsp. of ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • bowl
  • spoon
  • rolling pin
  • cookie cutters


Mix all ingredients in a bowl until they form a large clump. Then knead until the dough is smooth and sticks together. You can roll out the playdough, or sculpt it!
Have fun and don’t lose sight of your gingerbread man! He might run away!

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