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This is the softest play dough you’ll ever make and the best bit – no cooking on the stove.


Material

  • 1/2 cup shaving cream
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • 2 drops food colouring

Method

  1. Mix together equal parts shaving cream and corn starch in a bowl.
  2. Roll out on to a clean board then knead it until it starts to form dough.
  3. Add a few drops of food colouring to colour it, then knead some more.

Notes... Add more cornflour if the mixture is too wet. Add more shaving cream if the mixture is too dry.



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    • 17 Jun 2016
      8:16 pm

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  • I’ve made this recipe dozens of times. You can also add a drop of peppermint or vanilla for an extra sensory experience. The only downside to this play dough is that it doesn’t keep as long as other play dough.

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  • We just made this and loved it
    Thank you

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  • This is great. I usually add a drop of essence to make it smell yummy too

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  • Baby oil works we’ll too

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  • does the shaving cream make it smell funny?

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  • Love this idea of making playdough like this.

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  • I had to read that twice as I thought I saw shaving cream as one of the ingredients but it did! interesting idea thanks

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  • That is an interesting way of making playdough.

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  • Wow, this is so surprising but such a clever idea. I love it.

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  • I can imagine it is soft. But my youngest (T21 just turned 6yrs old) still eats play dough and I wouldn’t like her to stick this in her mouth.

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  • Is shaving cream safe to use, I would have thought it had toxic ingredient, they will soak into their hands?

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  • Something fun to make.

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  • If the mixture is too wet, add more corn flour as needed

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  • Found our new craft project for Monday :)

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  • Oh will definitely have to give this one a try! Looks super easy!

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