Smiling like Sunshine: Kool Aid Playdough

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Kool Aid Playdough

A little shop selling American goodies was opened in our town. When I came across Kool Aid there, I decided to try the playdough the US bloggers rave about.
Today we gave it a go. I tried the orange one. I was expecting the colour to be brighter but other than that, it turned out nice and smells lovely. Maybe I should have added two packets of Kool Aid?

Here is the playdough recipe that I use:

 2 cups of flour
1 1/2 cups of boiled water
1 cup of salt
2 tbs cream of tartar
2 tbs sunflower oil
1 packet of Kool Aid
 Mix all, add some more water if necessary. Enjoy playingtogether with little ones!

Derin loves making marks on playdough. Today I also gave him some straws that I have cut into smaller pieces. He enjoyed sticking them in the dough. This activity  is great for fine motor skill development.


Sorry for the blurry pictures but I love how focused he was :)

Shared with Montessori Monday

4 comments :

  1. I love homemade playdough and been admiring the kool aid ones - before I take you up on the offer on the facebook page I will check that we don't have some in our American Store (we have a US airforce base near so I'm slightly hopeful). Would love for you to link up to Tuesday Tots with some of your ideas.

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  2. Fun! Nothing quite like scented playdough. Brings back childhood memories!

    Thanks for sharing on Kids Get Crafty!

    Maggy & Alissa

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  3. This is so fun! I've been wanting to try making kool aid playdough for my daughter. Thanks for linking up with the Kids Co-Op!

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  4. I still love this and have some Kool Aid coming over in the next few weeks to try this out.

    Thank you for linking to Tuesday Tots

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