Kool-Aid Play Dough - An Edible Playdough Recipe
Summer or winter, this Kool-Aid Play Dough is the perfect activity for kids. Using Kool Aid results in an edible playdough recipe that has a fun smell and vibrant color.
- 2 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup salt
- 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 packages dry Kool-Aid mix (unsweetened)
- 2 cups boiling water
Add flour, salt, vegetable oil and Kool-Aid mix to a large bowl. Slowly add boiling water to the mixture (you may not need the whole amount.)
Stir until the dough cools.
Pour onto a floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic.
Have fun with the play dough!
- This koolaid playdough recipe uses 2 packets of dry koolaid mix. Be sure to get the unsweetened kind.
- Use whatever flavor kool-aid you prefer or pick your flavor based on the color playdough you desire.
- I just so happened to have canning salt on hand, but regular iodized salt works too.
- I recommend adding the boiling water slowly to the dry ingredients. If it gets to the desired texture, you do not have to use the entire 2 cups of water.
- If your edible playdough gets too sticky, add more flour.
- This is a great activity for your kiddos start to finish. Be careful with the boiling water (parents should pour this). Have your child start by stirring the homemade playdough with a spatula of whisk, and then once the dough cools down, pour it onto a floured surface (similar to making bread), and let your kid knead away. It's great practice with a rolling pin too.
- Try our other homemade play dough recipe.