Star Wars Moon Dough

May the 4th be with you! Happy Star Wars day! I’ve got together with a group of blogging friends to share lots of fun Star wars activities for kids to mark the occasion. The kids and I had fun with Star Wars Moon Dough, and for the rest of the activities, make sure that you read down to the end of the post.

Star wars moon dough. Fun Star Wars themed sensory play activity for kids. Super easy to set up


Our star wars moon dough is a really easy to set up sensory activity that combines tactile sensory play with Star Wars small world. I had been thinking to combine the Star Wars figures with some of our home made cloud dough but we seem to have misplaced the container somewhere in the house, so even though it’s super quick to whip up another batch I decided just to do the activity with moon dough instead. We hadn’t played with the moon dough in a while, so that probably worked out better anyway!

Moon dough is a mouldable dough, a little like kinetic sand but without the fluffiness and “moving” element. It is really smooth and fun to play with.

star wars moon doughI set up the tray with some moon dough and some of our Star Wars command figures and let the kids come up with their own ways to play. For the tray, we use these Ikea trays (if you buy them in store at Ikea it’s £1 each)

star wars moon doughThey played a lot with hiding figures inside the moon dough and then using other characters to break them out, or hiding a figure and then challenging someone else to find it in the moon dough.

star wars moon doughThe moon dough cleans right off the figures afterwards, so don’t worry about that!

If your kids have some small Star Wars figures, why not try combining them with moon dough, cloud dough, playdough or kinetic sand for a super simple and fun play activity for Star Wars day today!

More Star Wars Ideas

Star wars activities for kids, perfect for Star Wars day. May the 4th be with you!

Star Wars Tatooine Desert Sensory Bin– Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

Star Wars Family Fun for May 4th – Mama Smiles

Star Wars kids’ embroidery: Yoda quote – Hodge Podge Craft

Star Wars R2-D2 Craft for Kids – Mom Inspired Life

Light Saber Fine Motor Activity –  Something 2 Offer

Make Your Own Star Wars Landscape – Planet Smarty Pants

Yoda Puppet Star Wars Craft – Coffee Cups and Crayons

Counting Blocks Light Saber – Sugar Aunts

Awesome Star Wars ABC Games with Printable- JDaniel4’s Mom

Free Play Dough Printable Set for Pretend Play – Life Over C’s

Star Wars Children’s Books – Kelly’s Classroom

Make a Toilet Paper Roll Yoda ‎ – Kitchen Counter Chronicles

Crayon Resist Death Star – Fun-A-Day!

Star Wars Moon Dough – In The Playroom

Light Up May the Fourth Be With You Cards – Left Brain Craft Brain

Star Wars Day Perler Bead Pattern R2-D2   Brain Power Boy

LEGO Star Wars Putty – The Pleasantest Thing

11 thoughts on “Star Wars Moon Dough”

  1. My youngest is now 16 and a bit old for moon dough, but he would have loved this a few years ago.
    We both wore Star Wars T -Shirts and watched Episode 3 yesterday instead! (Has to be done!) I kind of miss this kind of activity to do with them though, I think I would enjoy playing with this too!
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