Playdough Insects

It’s summer, and you’re over it. You’ve been to the zoo and the children’s museum. The splash pad and the library are packed and you don’t want to leave the house. Here’s a project that counts as fine motor practice and keeps kids interested for long enough for you to figure out that it’s too hot to cook and you’re ordering pizza. We already had these items at home, the craft jar keeps giving and giving (get yours at Smile.Amazon.Com-- with Project Autism selected as your Charity of Choice)


  • Play dough
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Googly Eyes

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Step 1

What to do: Shape playdough as desired.

Step 2

Add as many eyes and legs as you want.

Step 3

Step 4

Make up voices for your creations, name them, model new play skills for your kiddos.

Step 5

Tomorrow you can make new creations!