Today was a glimpse into my future as Cheyenne had to skip naptime today in order to go to a doctor’s appointment at 3:00. Everything is fine, she just has had a yeast infection that has been coming and going for a while and the over the counter medicine the doctor recommended wasn’t working so we had to go in and let her look at it and she gave us a prescription for the stronger cream to put on it. She got up a little later than normal, so there was no putting her down a little early for a short nap…I just knew that wasn’t going to happen, so I didn’t even try.
No-Cook Play Dough
Recipe from:Dirt & Boogers
1 cup salt
2 tbsps cream of tartar
2 tbsps oil
1.5-2 cups boiling water
*Combine all dry ingredients together and then add oil.
*Pour in water and mix and knead with hands. It will loose it’s stickiness and form a nice ball of dough.
* You can add glitter or a fragrance to make it more fun. Also a few drops of glycerin makes the dough stretchy and shiny.
If you are going to use food coloring to color your play dough, I would suggest adding it to the boiling water before mixing the water into the dry ingredients. I mixed it all and then added the food coloring and my hands are still red!!
This was a fun project and Cheyenne had a blast and said “This is so much fun!!” She was especially excited that she got to help. This makes a pretty big batch so you may want to half it. I divided it into 2 parts and added glitter to one part and left one part just plain pink.
We will definitely be making more batches and colors of this play dough. I also like that it doesn’t have all the junk in it that store bought play dough has.
Let me know if you try this! We love it! I even sat here this afternoon playing with a piece of it for a while. But then again, I love play dough period! I could sit and play with play dough all day long.