It’s no secret that kids love play dough. It’s one of the best ways for them to experiment with their imaginations and to come up with some unique and engaging things to share with their friends and others. The great thing about play dough is that it can be used in every season and just by adding food coloring, you can make the play dough ready for Spring crafts, Summer crafts, Fall crafts, and winter crafts. The one thing that a lot of parents tend to get really concerned about is that their children tend to eat the play dough. The good news is a lot of the play dough brands you will find out there actually are edible to an extent. They won’t poison your kids but it’s definitely not something you want to see them eating all the time. For toddlers and kids that just have to taste test everything, here are 3 recipes for edible play dough.
Kool- Aid Play Dough
This has been a popular play dough recipe for a lot of people mostly because it doesn’t contain peanut butter as a lot of children have allergic reactions to peanut butter. To make Kool-Aid play dough here is the recipe you need to follow:
• 1 Cup Flour
• 1 Cup Water
• ½ Cup Salt
• 3 tsp Cream of Tartar
• 1 Package of Kool-Aid Mix (any flavor of your choice)
• 1 TBS Cooking Oil
Using a large mixing bowl or saucepan you will mix together all of the dry ingredients. One they are blended thoroughly you will then slowly add the water mixture to it. The water mixture needs to be mixed with the oil. Once you have added these ingredients you will place them over Medium or warm on the stovetop and melt them together. Once it’s all combined you will then pour it into a pan and allow it to cool. Once it’s cooled you can hand it over to your kids and let them start playing. The good news is this play dough can be stored in Rubbermaid container and you will be able to use it for about 6 months.
D's Daddy says
edible is used very loosely here. technically your own feces are edible as well if you dont mind the taste, and im sure the feces would taste better.