Make the Softest 2 Ingredient Play-Dough at Home!
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Looking for a fun craft idea to keep kids busy?
If you’ve been wondering how to make play-dough at home, you’re in luck! By using just two common household ingredients, this fun activity results in a super soft dough you can mold… and the best part is there is no cooking required.
Playing with it is soothing and calming, and it just so happens to be a fun way to reduce stress and anxiety for all ages. Win win! 🙌
Hip tips for making your own play-dough:
- Lotion works too instead of conditioner, so you could experiment with using that instead.
- If you use a scented conditioner, your play-dough will smell great too! You can also add a couple of drops of essential oils if desired.
- We didn’t notice much color transfer to our hands after adding a few drops of food coloring, but this step is completely optional and you could omit it altogether if you choose. A second option would be to try using soap dye, which is less likely to stain your skin.
2-Ingredient Play DoughPrint
- 1 cup conditioner
- 2 cups cornstarch
- food coloring (optional)
You’ll love how soft and cloud-like this play-dough is!
Can you believe how easy it is to make your own play-dough?! Better yet, it’s inexpensive and really fun, too.
I love using play-dough as a calming activity for both kids and adults alike. It’s such a soothing way to provide a little sensory input for fidgety hands, and making your own play-dough couldn’t be easier! I really appreciate that it comes together with easy-to-find ingredients you probably already have on hand, too.
Take a few minutes to relax and enjoy this fun craft with your kiddos!
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