Most kids love to play dough as it can be shaped into anything they can imagine. There are many brands of dough out there with their benefits like scented dough, safe for kids and colorful dough. Dough could help kids to build their motoric skills and scented dough could entice their nose to learn new scents. The squishy and soft texture is safe for kids and easy for them to shape. The problems with dough that are sold in stores are they will be hard like stone after a long time kept in open space. They also make tongue to numb when eaten. Regarding it, you might consider to make homemade scented paly dough on your own. This Crafts For Toddlers project is easy to make and save for your kids to play.
This Crafts For Toddlers project will need 1 cup flour, 2 packets 0.13-ounce powdered drink mix, 2 tablespoons, 1 cup water, vegetable oil, 1/2 cup salt, and 1 teaspoon cream of tartar. Powdered drink mix offer attractive vibrant color and also great scent for the dough so your kids can enjoy their play dough with fun and joy. All ingredients are edible and food base so you do not need to worry if your kids eat them or lick their finger while playing.
Start this Crafts For Toddlers project by preparing all ingredient and measure them well. Put them to a saucepan and stir together on a medium to high heat. Keep stirring the mixture for two or three minutes so it is perfectly mixed together. When the dough is blended perfectly and turn into one big ball, turn off the heat and let it cool down in the pan. It takes about 5 minutes for it to cool. Take the dough out from the pan and move it onto a flour dusted work surface. Knead the dough until it completely cool r about 1 minute. If you think the dough is too weak, you can add flour as needed.
Now this Crafts For Toddlers project is done and ready to play. You can experiments with various flavor and color of drink mix. Be sure to use food coloring or scents so it is safe for kids. Make colorful dough for them and let them squishing and shaping. Do not forget to store it in sealed container or plastic bag if not in use. It can stay playable and soft for months if properly stored.