Saturday, August 16, 2008

Kool-Aid Play Dough

Today, Evie and I made our very own yummy-smelling Play Dough. And it was easy. Who knew?

Evie was able to help measure the dry ingredients and dump them into the bowl. I added the boiling water and kneaded the dough until it was cool enough for Evie to handle.

She really enjoyed playing! We rolled the dough out with rolling pins, cut shapes out with some of Angel Grammy's cookie cutters, and pressed forks and spoons into the dough to make pretty patterns. We stuck our fingers in the dough, pulled it apart, and cut it with a butter knife. Evie was entertained for quite awhile.

Plus, my kitchen smelled like Berry Punch all afternoon!

I halved this recipe and it still made plenty.

Kool-Aid Play Dough
2 1/2 c flour
1 c salt
3 t vegetable oil
2 c boiling water
2 packages Kool-Aid

Mix dry ingredients together in a bowl. Add water and oil. Stir well. Knead until smooth. (Careful! Dough will be very hot at first.) Store in an air tight container.


casual friday everyday said...

That play dough looks good enough to eat. hee

And what a fun project for Mommy and Daughter.

:--) Nell

Thanks for your kind comment on my most recent post.

Anna Grace`s Jie Jie said...

That looks like fun! I will have to try that!

Jackie @ Our Moments Our Memories said...

Great idea! I'll have to try this. I know for certain, though, that Savannah will eat it. She tried to eat regular Play-Doh the first time I gave her some to play with, so for sure she will smell this yumminess and gobble it up. :)

Rachel C. said...

Sounds excellent! My mom used to make me tootsie roll playdough.

Angela said...

I'm gonna try this with my son... he loves play-dough!

Kelsey said...

What fun!

Shari Baby said...

making your own play-doh is so much fun! and it's so easy. but i've never made good smelling kool-aid play-doh. although i have put vanilla extract in it to make it smell vanilla-ey. yum. but don't eat it. yuck.