Montessori Monday – Montessori-Inspired Spring Playdough Activities

Montessori-Inspired Spring Playdough ActivitiesI love playdough activities for kids anytime of the year. There are lots of fun themes that work especially well with playdough in the spring.

You can set up a Montessori-inspired playdough activity on a tray or as a separate playdough table. For ideas on creating Montessori-inspired playdough activities in general, see my original playdough roundup: Montessori-Inspired Playdough Activities 101.

Following are some fun ideas for Montessori-inspired playdough activities with a spring theme. The activities that might not be strictly “Montessori” would still work very well with a Montessori-inspired playdough activity tray or table.

Montessori-Inspired Spring Playdough Activities

Homemade Playdough: A Rainbow of Kool-Aid Colors from Play Dr Mom

Rainbow Playdough Match and Stick (Photo from No Time for Flash Cards)

Rainbow Playdough Match and Stick (Photo from No Time for Flash Cards)

Rainbow Playdough Color Match and Stick from No Time for Flash Cards

Rainbow Playdough from Counting Coconuts

Rainbow Play Dough Tubs from Outlaw Mom

Spring Lambs Playdough Activity from Nurture Store

Spring Chick Playdough (Photo from Nurture Store)

Spring Chick Playdough (Photo from Nurture Store)

Spring Chick Playdough from Nurture Store

Garden Flower Playdough from Nurture Store

Gardening Playdough Basket (Photo from Counting Coconuts)

Gardening Playdough Basket (Photo from Counting Coconuts)

Gardening Playdough from Counting Coconuts

Printable Playdough Garden from Picklebums

Play Dough Planting from Little Learners Lounge

Create a Spring Play Dough Garden (Photo from Learning 4 Kids)

Create a Spring Play Dough Garden (Photo from Learning 4 Kids)

Create a Spring Play Dough Garden from Learning 4 Kids

Flower Patterning with Lemongrass-Scented Playdough from I Can Teach My Child

Counting with Play Dough Flowers from Here Come the Girls

Play Dough Flowers (Photo from Putti's World)

Play Dough Flowers (Photo from Putti’s World)

Play Dough Flowers from Putti’s World

Spring Flower Math Game from B-Inspired Mama

Lavender Playdough (Photo from The Imagination Tree)

Lavender Playdough (Photo from The Imagination Tree)

Lavender Playdough from The Imagination Tree

Natural Lavender Playdough from An Everyday Story

Scented Spring Playdough Recipe from Learning 4 Kids

Natural Herbal Playdough from The Imagination Tree

Natural Nature Playdough from Sun Hats & Wellie Boots

Nature Playdough from Train Up a Child

Herb Garden Play Dough from Create with Your Hands

Seeded Sensory Playdough (Photo from Teach Preschool))

Seeded Sensory Playdough (Photo from Teach Preschool))

Seeded Sensory Playdough from Teach Preschool

Play Dough and Beads (Photo from Mess for Less)

Play Dough and Beads (Photo from Mess for Less)

Play Dough and Beads (Spring Shapes) from Mess for Less

Measuring Play Dough Inchworms from Teach Preschool

Chocolate-Scented Mud Playdough from I Can Teach My Child

Dirt Play Dough Recipe from Heidi’s Recipes

Play Dough Hot Cross Buns from Sun Hats & Wellie Boots

Carrot Counting Playdough Activity (to go with The Little Rabbit) from Nestpirations

Easter Playdough from Counting Coconuts

Easter Playdough from One Perfect Day

Playdough Easter Eggs (Photo from Train Up a Child)

Playdough Easter Eggs (Photo from Train Up a Child)

Playdough Easter Eggs from Train Up a Child

Montessori Monday Link-Up

Montessori MondayIf you have some Montessori activity trays/lessons to share, please link up below. It’s fine to link up a post from your archives – and you may link up anytime during the week! Your post may be any Montessori-inspired activity or idea. It doesn’t need to be related to my Montessori Monday post.

Link up your exact post URL so that we can find your activity if we return to the linky at a later date (which I often do when I’m looking for activities for a roundup post). I publish the Montessori Monday post and linky at 6:00 a.m. EST each Monday and keep the linky open throughout the week.

Please place the Montessori Monday button (using the code from the right sidebar) in your post or put a link back to this post. Let’s use Montessori Monday to gain inspiration/ideas and to encourage each other! If you would leave an encouraging comment on the post linked up ahead of you (along with any other posts you’re drawn to), that would be awesome! Thanks for participating!

Notes:

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