Play-Doh How To: make an American flag
Hey, parents! Your littles worked hard to make an American flag, so why not show it off? Share their creation with us using #ShareThePlay, we can’t wait to see what they crafted!
mold flag base
The American flag is rectangular, so we took some white Play-Doh compound and spread it out into a rectangle. This acts as the base for our stars and stripes. We’ll use some more white Play-Doh compound to make stars, so keep it handy!
make stripes and background
Let’s work on the blue background for our Play-Doh stars. We made ours by molding blue Play-Doh compound into a square. Then we rolled red Play-Doh compound into cylinders at length of the flag, pressed down and turned ’em into stripes!
place the stars
With our Play-Doh stripes in place, we then placed the blue background in the upper left corner of the flag. We then rolled white Play-Doh compound into little balls to represent stars. Some more blue Play-Doh compound, rolled into a long cylinder, formed our Play-Doh flagpole…complete with a red Play-Doh ball on top!
our flag is complete!
With the flagpole attached to the flag, we’re all finished! This fun and simple activity gets their creativity flowin’ and shows just some of the possibilities with their Play-Doh. What else can they make? Oh, we know! Just about anything!