Kool Aid Playdough Recipe

Our Kool Aid playdough recipe is so bright and colourful that kids can't resist playing with it! To add to that it is easy to make and it smells great too! Kids will have tons of fun crafting and playing with this vibrant playdough. Whether you make this homemade playdough up in every colour of the rainbow or just a favourite colour or two you are sure to have fun! 

Kool Aid Playdough Recipe

Kool-Aid and playdough joined forces in this incredibly easy-to-follow Kool Aid playdough recipe! The yummy smell, soft texture and bright colours are going to make this playdough a total hit with little ones! 

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Once you have mixed up your Kool Aid playdough use it to explore texture, make pretend cakes or make shapes using cookie cutters.  The options are endless. You may also like to use it on our Printable Number Playdough Mats.

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Kool Aid Playdough Recipe

Kool Aid Playdough Recipe Supplies:

  • ½ Cup Flour
  • ¼ Cup Salt
  • 1 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • 2 Packets of Kool-Aid
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 1 tsp Vegetable oil

Kool Aid Playdough Recipe Instructions:

Kool Aid Playdough Ingredients

STEP 1: Get your supplies ready & mix dry ingredients together!

Once you have your supplies in order, get a medium-size bowl and start adding the flour, salt, cream of tartar, and 2 packets of Kool-Aid. Then, mix together and set aside.

How to make Kool Aid playdough

STEP 2: Mix and cook

In a medium saucepan add the water and oil. Continue by adding the dry ingredients into the pan and mixing everything well. Cook it over medium heat, constantly stirring until a dough starts to form. Once the dough has taken form, fold the dough back and forth using a spoon for about 20 seconds.

How to make homemade Kool Aid playdough

How to make homemade playdough

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STEP 3: Let it cool and get ready to knead

Remove the dough from the pan and let it cool down for a minute before you start working on it. Once it has cooled, knead it with your hands for a few minutes.

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If you feel the dough is a little dry, try adding a few drops of vegetable oil to it and knead. 

Please note that this recipe is only for 1 flavor of Kool-Aid. Repeat the same recipe steps for additional Kool-Aid flavor packets.

STEP 4: You just made your Kool Aid Playdough!

And now your Kool Aid playdough is ready to play with. Whether you make one colour or all the colours of the rainbow, the kids are sure to love playing with this vibrant homemade playdough. 

Now it's time to get out your cookie cutters and playdough tools and have some fun!

Easy Kool Aid Playdough Recipe

How do you store Kool Aid playdough?

For storing Kool Aid playdough I recommend using an airtight bag. It will keep the playdough in perfect conditions for a few weeks so you can play with it again and again. 

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Kids of all ages will love this amazing Kool Aid playdough recipe. What's not to love! 

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