Play Dough Food Choices

3-5 years
Child Development
This activity is a great way for kids to be creative and hands on, while learning about the four food groups.
Homemade or purchased play dough
How to Play
  1. Children work together to sculpt and create different food from all four food groups. 
  2. Children can guess what the others are making. 

How to make homemade play dough:


  • 2 cups (500 mL) flour 
  • 1 cup (250 mL) salt
  • 2 cups (500 mL) water 
  • 2 tbsp. (30 mL) oil
  • 4 tsp. (20 mL) Cream of Tartar
  • A few drops of food colouring


Adapted from Healthy After Schools