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


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


  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.


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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  • Does it last?

    • I mean has anyone made it and how long does it last?


  • Clever. I imagine the shaving cream provides all the softness.


  • I was looking for something fun to do today with my little dude! This is perfect!!


  • Awesome recipe for play dough to try out!


  • Oh my goodness! My daughter is going to love this so much!!


  • I love how simple its to make


  • My kids love playdough but constantly leave it out so it goes all crusty, dry and unusable, this is a great cheap idea that the kids can make, will definitely be trying this.


  • This looks great! Does it keep well or is it a one and done recipe?


  • Will have to give this a go. My daughter loves play-doh, but is forever leaving the lids off and I am getting sick of buying it.


  • This is the softest playdough ever I use to make it at a childcare centre I worked at the kids loved it


  • My kids would love this! I’m going to have to try make this.


  • This is super soft and super easy to make.
    I made this for the children I work with and the loved it.
    It’s a great sensory tool.

    It doesn’t make a lot, so be prepared to add more than the recipe requires and then enjoy!


  • This is definitely on our list of school holiday fun activities, Love it!


  • This is going to be a weekend craft time! We made slime last weekend, but I think I played with it more than him!


  • What a easy recipe, I will have to give this one a go


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