Halloween Party Favors: Pumpkin Play Dough Recipe and Treat

I love making crafts from baby jars.  The unfortunate thing is I dont’ have babies who eat from them so I have to collect them from friends or buy some baby food.  My boys don’t  mind eating pureed fruit, they actually look forward to it. Well, I must admit I like the baby food fruit jars myself. 

Aren’t these Halloween party favors just darling? I must warn you the play dough does smell like Pumpkin pie and you will be tempted to bake something pumpkin after making this!

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Halloween Party Favors: Pumpkin Jars

You will need:

  • washed and dried baby food jars
  • sharpie
  • green tissue paper

For the Pumpkin Play Dough

diy halloween party favor

(it’s the basic play dough recipe plus some other yummy spices)

  • 1 cup of Flour
  • 1/2 cup of salt
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 tsp pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbl vegetable oil
  • 1 cup warm water
  • orange food coloring

1. Mix all of your dry ingredients in a medium sauce pan.

2. Add Oil, Water and food coloring to mix.

3. Cook over med heat.

4. Mix until it turns into a doughy substance.

5. After 5min it will be hard to mix.

6. Let it cool and place on lightly floured counter.

7. Knead

Store in fridge after using it.  If it gets too sticky just add flour.

Place play dough in the pumpkin jars. Add face to jars with sharpie and cover the lid with green tissue paper.

Another play dough Halloween Favor: Witching You A Happy Halloween

For more Halloween Fun:

Kid Friendly Halloween Party Ideas

No-Sew Captain Hook Costume

DIY Trick or Treat Bags

DIY Halloween Card Creations

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