Christmas Spice Play Dough – Match the smell to the spice

I made this fun and easy Guess the Christmas Smell Play Dough for our school Christmas Fayre and the children loved it.

I laid our three different types of Christmas spice flavoured play dough in bowls and the Christmas spices in another, then asked the children  to match them up.

What you need:

  • Play dough  – I used this recipe and simply added a little bit of mint essence, cinnamon, vanilla essence, ground cloves – basically anything lovely and Christmassy
  • The actual spice or herb, so we had mint leaves, cinnamon sticks and cloves.

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Once you’ve made the play dough, lay it out nicely and ask the children to match the play dough to the herb or spice.

What other flavours could you try?

 

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