Friday, August 23, 2013

DIY Craft Feature - Homemade Kool-Aid Playdough

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Ok, now I am a pretty crafty person - not the best, but crafty nonetheless. However, I just don't have time to enjoy crafting like I used to. That's why some of our other fabulous writers often share crafts with you and you rarely see one from me.

Today is no different, but I do have a pretty awesome craft to share with you from Kathy over at A Mom's Impression. She made homemade Playdough with her kids using Kool-Aid - yes, Kool-Aid! I have to say, it's a very creative {and colorful} idea!


The amazing thing is that you probably already have all of the ingredients to make Homemade Kool-Aid Playdough right now - just sitting in your kitchen! It only takes about 20 minutes to make and Kathy even shared her recipe! Check out some of her post below and make sure to head over to her blog for the recipe so that your family can make this fun craft together!


My son and I have been having such a fun time together this summer.  Its very hard to believe that we will both be going back to school next week!  With our summer break days coming to an end I wanted to be sure that we made the most of what we have left.  Jonah loves to cook with me and today I had a treat for him up my sleeve… Homemade Kool-Aid Playdough.


Making play dough is really very easy.  I have made it several different ways, but this is my favorite.  The dough comes out smelling fruity and delicious and the color is so vibrant.  It is a matter of using 6 ingredients (including water) and about 7 minutes per batch.  My son and I went to Walmart to pick up some Kool-Aid packets for our summer creation.

He picked out several different flavors that were perfect for our project.  The colors came out very similar to.... continue reading at A Mom's Impression!

4 comments:

  1. Homemade playdough has become our favorite thing to make around these parts. I love that it's non-toxic and easier to clean out of carpet than store bought playdough. Fellow Cbias member btw!

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  2. Those colors are way better than the store bought playdoughs!

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  3. This is a better post on how to do this than I found a few weeks ago. Your colors are more vivid too. I'm pinning this for later, lol, as a rainy/snow day project.

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  4. Just to follow up on my last comment. I some kool aid packets at the dollar store so I'm set to make this and hope it turns out like yours!

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