Play dough is simple and easy to make plus it provides hours of kid activity fun for the whole family. And it’s a super cheap frugal DIY activity. Discover 7 amazing play dough recipes including one for bath time.
How To Make Play Dough
Homemade play dough traditionally is a cooked kid activity dough recipe. With flour, water, cream of tartar, food coloring and a few other ingredients. But in doing some research below you will find some no cook play dough DIY recipes. Including a popular gluten free play dough recipe.
How To Store Play Dough
Play dough should be stored in an air tight container or food storage bag. Homemade play dough will last up to 3 months if stored properly.
Gluten Free Play Dough
Traditional play dough is made with flour making it not allergy friendly for those with gluten sensitivity. Below you will find several gluten free playdough recipes including cloud dough and baking soda dough.
Homemade Play Dough Recipes
If you are looking for a great frugal DIY project homemade play dough is one you kids will love you for making. Homemade play dough is super simple to make, costs pennies and provides hours of kid friendly fun.
Best Homemade Play Dough
I Heart Naptime has created a very popular play dough recipe that can be made in under five minutes for less than a dollar. As far as frugal DIY that is amazing.
The Best Homemade Play Dough – I Heart Naptime
Edible Play Dough
Not that we want anyone eating play dough but incase they do this recipe is edible and safe. Made from items you probably have in your pantry.
Marshmallow Play Dough – One Little Project
Cloud dough is play dough with a twist. It is a no cook, gluten free dough that can be scented.
Cloud Dough – The Best Ideas For Kids
2 Ingredient Play Dough
Play dough is great for developing imagination and motor skills as well as getting some good family play time. You can create play dough from 2 simple ingredients you probably have in your home.
2 Ingredient Play Dough – Meraki Mother
Play Dough Soap
I’m gonna be honest with you I think that this DIY idea is so cool. Play dough soap. Talk about making bath time fun!
Play Dough Soap – Soap Deli News
Slow Cooker Play Dough
Just another amazing thing you can use your slow cooker for besides yummy recipes.
Slow Cooker Play Dough – The Soccer Mom Blog
Gluten Free Play Dough
No matter your dietary restrictions finding allergy friendly things can be hard for kids. Here is an amazingly simple gluten free play dough to make.
Baking Soda Play Dough – Frugal Farm Wife
Play Dough Gifts
Play dough in any shape, size, color or style including play dough soap make amazing DIY gifts for the kids in your life. Kids love play dough and creating new things.
Making Money With Play Dough
If you are a mom looking for a side hustle to fit into the few extra hours you have play dough might be the right fit. We have a mom locally that sells natural playdough and offers different scented play dough during the holidays like pumpkin spice or chocolate mint. She sells out frequently.