Last year the kids and I made Snowman Playdough kits to give away to all their friends, so this year we decided to continue the tradition and give Gingerbread Playdough Gift Packs.
I used this wonderful recipe from Mom to 2 Posh ‘Lil Divas. The only difference was that instead of mixing it all up in a bowl or a pot on the stove, we mixed the playdough up in a gallon sized sealable baggie. It worked out great. No mess to clean up and kneading the dough right in the bag worked great (and felt great on my hands!)
Once made, I placed a 1/2 batch of the playdough into a ziploc plastic container. I found a great deal online for gingerbread cookie cutters, so I taped one onto each container along with a gift tag. Here’s some examples of the playdough in use …
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Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.