August 8, 2023
EASY 2 Ingredient Conditioner Play Dough Recipe

EASY 2 Ingredient Conditioner Play Dough Recipe

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You are going to love this soft as silk conditioner playdough. This easy-to-make 2 ingredient Play dough is not only quick to whip up in less than a minute, but is silky smooth and smells amazing too! Try this playdough with cornstarch with your toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders for a fun sensory activity you can use over and over again!

You are going to love this soft as silk conditioner playdough. This easy-to-make 2 ingredient Play dough is not only quick to whip up in less than a minute, but is silky smooth and smells amazing too! Try this playdough with cornstarch with your toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd graders for a fun sensory activity you can use over and over again!

2 Ingredient Play Dough

There are so many fun ways to make playdough. From kool aid playdough that smells amazing to edible playdough,  cornstarch and conditioner playdough to this quick-and-easy 2 ingredient play dough. I love how quick this easy playdough recipe is to make as it leaves more time to play. Plus chances are, you already have both corn starch and hair conditioner on hand to make this two ingredient playdough in just a minut! Use this diy playdough with toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3 students and up. Use this at home or in the classroom along with one of our MANY free playdough mats.

easy, 2 ingredient conditioner playdough with dover and corn starch

Conditioner Playdough

Start out by mixing 1 cup of hair conditioner (any kind you like) with food coloring.

2 ingredient playdough

2 ingredient playdough

Mix well to mix food coloring into hair conditioner.

two ingredient playdough

Two Ingredient Playdough

Now add in 2 cups of cornstarch and mix until you get a dough consistency.

silky smooth conditioner playdough
 

Playdough with cornstarch

Knead it together the dough consistency (above) until you get a soft, easy to mold easy playdough recipe.
 
homemade playdough with cornstarch
 

Cornstarch and Conditioner Playdough

This playdough recipe uses only 2 simple ingredients and makes the smoothest, most wonderfully easy to mold playdough you’ve ever played with.
 
Easy Playdough Recipe

Easy Playdough Recipe

This simple, easy playdough recipewill quickly become your favorite playdough recipe ever! We just love using this play dough for 2 year olds because of the amazing texture, and sweet, gentle smell.

 

 

Playdough Recipes

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you’ve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)  But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you’ve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)  But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you’ve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)  But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you’ve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)  But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

  • If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    If you are looking for a new playdough recipe you are going to love the beautiful colors you get this crayon playdough. I love that this crayon play dough recipe uses broken crayons so they are not wasted! This homemade playdough recipe is easy to make for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and up!

    Crayon Playdough

    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it’s ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student’s imagination soar!
     
    Try this fun and creative crayon playdough activity with your kids: homemade crayon playdough! It’s easy to make and will keep your children entertained for hours. All you need  to make this DIY playdough are some broken crayons, flour, salt, cream of tartar, water, and vegetable oil. First, melt the crayons in a pan over low heat. Next, combine the melted crayons with the remaining ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Once cooled, it's ready to play with! Let your little ones mold and shape the playdough into various fun shapes and designs. This homemade playdough is not only a great sensory activity but also helps develop creativity and fine motor skills. Give it a try today and watch your toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, and elementary age student's imagination soar!

    Crayon Play Dough

    Looking for a fun and beneficial activity for your little ones? Look no further! Playdough is not only entertaining but also offers several benefits for your child’s development.

    • Firstly, playing with playdough helps enhance fine motor skills. By squeezing, rolling, and shaping the dough, children improve their hand-eye coordination and dexterity.
    • Furthermore, the sensory experience of playdough stimulates creativity and imagination. Kids can mold their own unique creations, from animals to buildings, fostering their artistic abilities and encouraging pretend play.
    • Playdough is also a great tool for learning and practicing letter and number recognition. Kids can shape the dough into different letters and numbers, making learning a fun and interactive experience.
    • Moreover, this activity promotes concentration and focus. As children engage in playdough play, they learn to concentrate on the textures and shapes they are manipulating, which trains their attention span.
    • Another fantastic benefit of playdough is its calming effect. Kneading and manipulating the dough can be soothing and stress-relieving for kids, helping them relax and unwind.
    • Lastly, playing with playdough encourages social interaction and communication. Children can play together, share ideas, and engage in collaborative play, boosting their social skills and fostering friendships.

    So, let the fun begin! Grab some playdough and watch your child experience the countless benefits this activity has to offer.

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

cream of tartar
flour
salt
vegetable oil
crayons, coarsely chopped
water

    Crayon play dough recipe

    All you need are a few simple ingredients to whip up this crayon play dough!

    • cream of tartar
    • flour
    • salt
    • vegetable oil
    • crayons, coarsely chopped
    • water

    dry ingredients

    Homemade playdough recipe

    First, in a medium bowl, combine the dry ingredients: flour, cream of tartar and salt. Set aside.

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    In a medium nonstick pot over medium heat, add the oil and crayon. Stir constantly until the crayon is melted. Now Add the water and food coloring (optional to intensify colors) to the pot and expect the wax to separate from the water. 

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    Playdough recipe

    Continue to stir while adding the dry ingredients to the pot.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    When the dough comes together as a ball and the liquid has absorbed, transfer the dough to parchment paper on the counter and allow the dough to cool until you can handle it.

    DIY Playdough

    Homemade Playdough

    Knead the warm dough until smooth; it will take about 2 minutes.

    Optional: Repeat to get a different color.

    Playdough recipe

    Play dough recipe

    Store in a ziplock bag or airtight container for up to several months.

    Crayon play dough recipe

    DIY Playdough

    There are endless ways to enjoy your crayon play doh! Just rolling and squeezing helps kids work on strengthening hand muscles they will nead to write with and helps them develop coordination and fine motor skills. As they play they will explore their creativity and emotion. With a little guidance you can use this time to help them use words to express what they are making or feeling, developing vocabulary. FInally you can use playdough to explore science habitats, practice alphabet letters or spelling words, work on counting / shape / addition for math, and so much more!

    Homemade Playdough

    Do you buy your playdough or make it?

    If you’ve never tried making your own, you are in for a treat! Not only can you find all the ingredients in your kitchen (versus chemicals found in traditional Play dough)  But we’ve found the smell, texture, and longevity to be far superior in homemade playdough as well!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

    Looking for a new play dough recipe? Try this easy-to-make, homemade crayon playdough that uses broken crayons to create beautiful colors,!

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  1. Adriana Avatar
    Adriana

    Hello, I have a question, if you divide 1 cup of condittioner in different colors, how do you know, how much cornstarch you put?

    1. Beth Gorden Avatar

      Divide the 2 cups a cornstarch by the number of containers 😉