Friday, January 28, 2011

Kool-Aid Play Dough

I found this awesome play dough recipe over at Heidi’s Recipes a few weeks ago.  Now that we’re on house arrest and have PLENTY of spare time on our hands, I was able to whip up a batch.

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This recipe was REALLY easy!  I’m talking 10-month-old-hanging-on-your-legs-because-she’s-not-taking-a-nap easy!

Trenton loved playing with the play dough.  His favorite thing to do was to cut out shapes, and then put them back in the holes – like a puzzle!  Charlotte wanted to be up at the table too.  The only thing she was interested in though was trying to eat the play dough!  I have to give it to her – the stuff did smell pretty good!

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Kool-Aid Play Dough

1 cup flour
1/2 cup salt
1 package Kool-Aid (.13 ounce, any flavor)
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 cup water
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil

Mix dry ingredients (flour, salt, cream of tartar, and Kool-Aid powder) together in a saucepan.

Add water and oil.

Stir the mixture together over medium heat until it thickens and a ball begins to form.  Turn off heat.

Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead, adding flour to hands and surface as needed.

Cool dough completely and store in a zip-lock bag or other air-tight container. 

Enjoy!

This post is linked to:

Best toys for toddlers
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2 comments:

Tina at Mommy's Kitchen said...

How cute are they. What a wonderful idea. Thank you for linking up.

Michelle said...

Thank you for joining us in last week's high paw linky! left you little welcome note (link) in this week's linky post! :)