“You scream, we scream. We all scream for…. DIY play dough monster mats? A fun Halloween Craft for a Monster Party.”

DIY Play Dough Monster Mats | Monster Party #CreativeReadoftheMonth

We are screaming of frightful delight for October’s #CreativeReadoftheMonth! Featuring “Monster Party” by Annie Bach, a ghoulishly cute story- perfect for a kid’s Halloween party. Inspired by their unique figures, we decided to create our own monster fun with these easy DIY Play Dough Monster Mats. It’s four free halloween printables, and a monstrously good time!



Keep reading for this Halloween play activity and a first look at Hue Dough, the children’s sensory dough that will change open-ended play for your family.

DIY Play Dough Monster Mats

I love this Halloween craft so much, that I think I need to make it for every single holiday! Scratch that, I am SO going to make these play dough mats every time!
All you need are the four free halloween printables below, and access to a laminating machine. (I happen to love staples) And let’s not forget the real star of this Halloween craft, the children’s sensory dough- Hue Dough.



How cute did everyone’s play dough monster turn out? Add in some extra fun with a few loose parts like googly eyes, pom poms, and pipe cleaners. This is an open-ended play activity for your family, so let the imagination run wild. There really should be a limited amount of instructions with this Halloween craft.


Hue Dough | Children’s Sensory Dough

You know when you come across a product that looks good, but also does good for your family? And then you know you just have to have it?! Well. That’s Hue Dough. A children’s sensory dough that is natural, non toxic and filled with goodness like natural colorants and essential oils. Did I also mention that it comes in a gluten free option?! Yup, it sure does. Perfect for the wheat sensitive family!

Your kids will love squishy Hue Dough between their little fingers and toes. Not to mention smelling the different scents that come in Citrine, Lavender and Spruce. And for those that a scent sensitive, we have a Natural non scented option as well.


Hue Dough really does cover all the basis for fun and healthy play. Did you know that this single batch play dough is also created in a nut free environment? And while all the ingredients are nut free, we are currently doing our due diligence to make sure there are absolutely no tree nut or peanut containments in the ingredients we use. So stay tuned for that announcement!



I am so excited to share this labor of love with you all! Finally, a Play Dough that you can feel comfortable bringing into your home. So #HueDoughYou and get ready to play!

Hue Dough comes in 10 oz + 5oz jars of four different colors and scents, as well as a GLUTEN FREE OPTION. Pre-orders are now open!

This Halloween Craft is Perfect for a Monster Party!

This halloween craft is the perfect activity for little ones at any monster party you might be throwing this Halloween! Because you need more than just tricks and treats!

Introduce the halloween craft first with a quick read of “Monster Party”. Then let the open-ended play begin! Don’t forget to download your FREE halloween printables monster mats and Hue Dough!




You can check out more of this Monster Party and the other special DIYs like these easy balloons + ghost cupcakes + Orangecicle drink + Candy Graveyard Cookie Pizza.

And for last years halloween crafts and party check out Boo Bombs and Monster Napkin Rings

#CreativeReadoftheMonth | Monster Party by Annie Bach

Monster’s invited—and monster’s delighted! Come and join the monster bash. There’s spinning and pinning, high-fiving and jiving, and munching, crunching, and buggy-food lunching. But when it all ends, Monster must leave his fun-loving friends. There’s crying and sighing—until Monster discovers a happy surprise waiting for him at home. This wacky celebration will be a hit with kids!

You can find this lighthearted halloween party book on amazon for just $2.50! It’s a fun book to get you into the spooky spirit, while keeping it cute and not to scary.

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