Play Dough Monsters

Monsters don't always have to be scary! My girls and I love to make these silly, not-so-scary play dough monsters whenever we get out our play dough box! These are a fun Halloween party or anytime play activity and craft.

  1. Ages: 3 - 8

  2. <30 minutes

  3. Messy

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Set up a tray or table area with some play dough (store bought or homemade), along with some fun materials like beads, googly eyes, and cut up bits of pipe cleaner.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Make a small ball of play dough. Then press items into it to make a face!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    We love to make silly monster faces with our play dough and bits and pieces. Sometimes the girls and I will talk about feelings and try to make sad monsters, happy monsters, scared monsters, etc.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Mostly, we just have fun and see who can make the silliest monster!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Done!

    Happy monster making!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

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