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.

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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  • Interesting I didn’t know you could make dough with those ingredients. Would be keen to know how to store this best and how long?


  • Ohhh – thank you for sharing!

    This looks like it would be so easy to make and I think it would have a very unique texture too! Brilliant, thanks! We will try making this tomorrow


  • Does anyone know if this stores well? Would be keen to try it and keep if in containers for reuse.


  • Looks easy and fun.. Thanks..


  • Very interesting content for mums who like exploring new content


  • This definitely looks interesting and I’m keen to make it for the little ones. I’ll be sure to get shaving foam when I go shopping


  • Be careful with this: as it dries it crumbles and makes a big mess


  • I’m so excited to try this! Has anyone tried to keep this? Does it store well over several days in an airtight container?


  • This looks like a great idea. My little one loves sensory play. I’ll wait until he’s a bit older to make this one though, as he’s still putting everything in his mouth.


  • I am yet to make this and until seeing your post I had actually forgotten all about this playdough but you’ve reminded me and I will get the ingredients this weekend and make some for the kids!


  • Great idea and I love the colours.


  • good for the kids who’re not going to eat it up. So quick and easy


  • I think the colours are gorgeous! Easy recipe too, thank you.


  • My girls are going to love this. Thanks.


  • So easy, Thank you for posting.


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