I am so excited for this! Scrolling on Instagram recently I found a post by georstephanie with a easy, homemade Playdough that incorporates sand, giving it such a fun and unique texture. Since my son is Gluten Free and we never use vegetable oil, I had to modify it a bit and it turned out great! Find original recipe here.
• 1 cup of sand (you can use regular or play sand)
• 1/3 cup of salt (I used regular table salt)
• 1/2 cup- 3/4 cup of all purpose GF flour
• 1 tbsp of cream of tartar
• 1 tbsp of olive oil
• 1 tbsp of coconut oil (it is optional but it makes the play dough a lot smoother)
• 3/4 cup of boiling water
Add the sand, 1/2 cup flour, salt and cream of tartar into a bowl. Mix well
Add the olive oil, coconut oil and hot water
Mix well and knead for a few minutes
If the dough is too soft and sticky, add 1 tbsp of GF flour at a time and knead for a few minutes, until you reach desired consistency
Use a spoon/ spatula to mix and knead when you add the water to avoid burning yourself!
The dough is a bit oily so be prepared for that.
Store in an air tight container. According to georstephanie she has had this for 5 months and all she does it add a few tbsps. water if it gets dry.
Enjoy and post pictures of your little ones having fun with this awesome playdough!
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