Whether you’re looking for something fun to do with your kiddos or you’re honoring your inner child, I have a really fun recipe for you. Make your own play dough. This isn’t your regular play dough, it’s completely customizable with your favorite essential oils and colors (or not) using ingredients you already have in your cupboard. In just a few minutes you’ll create hours of fun. Now, let’s play!
Aromatherapy Play Dough Recipe
Items You’ll Need:
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup salt
2 tablespoons cream of tartar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
8-10 drops of essential oil
1 1/2 cups boiling water
a few drops of food coloring (optional)
How to Make:
-Mix the flour, salt, and cream of tarter together in a large bowl.
-Mix your essential oil with the vegetable oil and mix into the dry ingredients.
-Boil the water and add food coloring directly to water.
-Pour 1 cup of your boiling water into the mixture and stir, adding the additional 1/2 cup slowly until desired consistency is reached.
-Knead for 3-5 minutes or until its squishy and smooth.
-Store in an air tight container for up to 3 days
*Note: This process is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Do not use if allergic to any ingredients. I recommend you consult your healthcare provider prior to use if you are pregnant or nursing, taking any medications or if you have a medical condition. If irritation occurs discontinue use.
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