From dinosaurs to dogs and aliens to ants, these play dough pets are perfect for afternoon play. Your little one will have heaps of squishy fun making their very own pet.

What you need

Play dough

Dried pasta - spaghetti is best!

Cut straws

Googly eyes



Developing imagination and creativity

Improve fine motor skills

Stimulates the senses of touch and sight

How long will it take?

30 mins

What to do

  1. Encourage your child to shape and mould the play dough.

    what you need for a play dough pet
  2. Bring the play dough to life together by adding the pasta, Cheerios, straws and google eyes. Why not give your pet a name?

    pets made of play dough