Play Dough Benefits

  • Strengthens hand and finger muscles: critical for early-writing 

  • Improves speech and social skills

  • Fine-motor skills

  • Calming effects 

  • Amazing benefits when upset, angry and frustrated

  • Releases excess energy

  • Therapeutic: eases tension 

  • Encourages creativity: creating scenes with their themes 

  • Enhances hand-eye coordination

  • Supports numeracy and literacy: making shapes and counting

  • Promotes focus

  • Supports problem solving skills

  • Encourages imagination

  • Developing and enhancing memory functions

  • Learning sensory: soft, dry, sticky, cold, warm, hot, etc.

  • Improves vocabulary