So many children absolutely love to play with playdough. It’s a great developmental activity for fine motor skills, and provides sensory input for children as well. Try out this easy 3 ingredient soft playdough recipes for kids. Make as much or as little as you need.
Materials Needed for the 3 Ingredient Soft Playdough Recipe:
- Food Dye
- Shaving Cream
Getting the Soft Playdough Recipe Ready:
In a large mixing bowl combine 1 cup of shaving cream with 2 cups of cornstarch.
Stir shaving cream and cornstarch to combine.
Use your hands to knead the rest of the cornstarch into the dough.
If the dough feels too sticky, add more cornstarch. If the dough feels like it’s crumbling, add more shaving cream.
Separate the dough into 6 equal amounts.
In a large mixing bowl, use a fork to mix in food dye to each ball of dough.
Once the color is mostly mixed in, add a few pinches of cornstarch and knead the dough until the color is fully combined.
Your dough is ready to be played with! Store in an airtight container.
Ideas for Using the Soft Playdough Recipe:
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