It has been raining all day here. I guess we got lucky, because other parts of Alberta got snow (I know, it's almost June aka summer!). Good thing I made a big batch of homemade play dough last week. It came in handy.
It's such an easy yet colorful recipe, I thought I'd share it with you.
Homemade play dough
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup salt
- 2 packages kool-aid (or other juice crystals). Use the small pks, that would need to have sugar added to it to make juice with it. We don't drink them, as my son reacts to sugar and food coloring, but we always have some on hand for play dough.
- 3 Tbsp oil
- 2 cups boiling water
In a bowl, mix flour, salt and juice crystals. Measure boiling water in a cup, add and mix oil to it. Pour over dry mixture and mix until well combined. At this point, you will probably need to add more flour. Depending on the "color" of juice you choose, you may need a bit or a lot more flour. Continue mixing and adding flour until it's no longer sticky. Knead until it cools off and then it's ready to play with. Store in an airtight container or in resealable bags.
I like to divide the recipe in half and make two batches, to make two different colors. It looks colorful and smells great too!
Mmmm! Nothing like some yummy strawberry play dough cookies!