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How to Make Fall Apple Scented Playdough

My house is loaded with play dough. Sometimes I go for classic PlayDoh. However, when I have time, I make homemade playdough. Nothing beats a homemade recipe

The best part about making playdough for kids is the number of variations including scent, smells, and color. This fall playdough recipe is easy and full of flavor!

Apple Scented Playdough Recipe
Apple Scented Playdough Recipe

Playdough also provides loads of activities for kids. Kids work their fine motor skills and practice language, sensory, and math all with playdough. Don’t forget practical life skills in the kitchen.

Have the child assist in making the playdough and you have a math and life skills lesson in one.

This post includes inspiration and how to make apple scented playdough. Perfect fall activity for kids! Plus we love apple activities!

Apple Scented Playdough Recipe

The scent of this play dough comes from adding cinnamon and apple extract or essential oil. Can’t you smell it now?

Apple Scented Playdough Recipe
Apple Scented Play Dough Recipe Ingredients

Homemade Playdough Ingredients

  • 1 cup of flour
  • ½ cup of salt
  • 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons apple-scented essential oil or extract
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • Red food coloring
Apple Scented Playdough Recipe
How to Make Apple Scented Playdough

How to Make Playdough

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, salt, cream of tartar, and cinnamon.
  • Combine the oils and food coloring with the boiling water
  • Stir the oily water into the dry ingredients
  • Mix well until the dough is sticking to the sides of the bowl or pan
  • Allow the dough to cool slightly
  • Remove the dough and knead until it is no longer sticky
Apple Scented Playdough

Apple Scented Playdough

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ cup of salt
  • 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 teaspoons apple-scented oil
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • Food coloring

Instructions

    1. In a bowl, combine the flour, salt, cream of tartar, and cinnamon.
    2. Combine the oils and food coloring with the boiling water.
    3. Stir the oily water into the dry ingredients.
    4. Mix well.
    5. Remove the dough and knead until it is no longer sticky.

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