Thursday, July 19, 2012

125) Kool Aid Play Dough

 Super hot temperatures and the summer cold that will not leave us alone has meant lots and lots of play dough. So to spice things up I thought we would try a summer time play dough recipe using Kool-Aid. We bought two packets of Kool-Aid at the store one blue and one red. We then measured out two cups of warm water and mixed one packet of Kool-Aid into the water, stirring until it was dissolved. Next we followed our favorite play dough recipe:
2 cups of flour
2 tablespoons of oil
1 cup of salt
4 teaspoons of cream of tartar

We mixed all the ingredients into the a saucepan. Then poured the Kool-Aid water into the saucepan and stirred all the ingredients together over medium-high heat. After a few minutes the mixtures started to come together and pull away from the pan. I then took the dough off the heat and let it cool a minute before kneading it a few times and giving it to the girls. The Kool-Aid play dough (we made two batches one Ice Blue Raspberry Lemonade and one Cherry) smelled delicious. The girls pulled out our play dough tools and had a great time playing and the kitchen took on the sweet Kool-Aid smells of summer!

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