Snowball Playdoh

Today I’m sharing a super fun and easy project to do with the kiddo’s.  Yesterday we made Snowball Playdoh.  So fun.  Best part is…it has glitter so it sparkles and it smells like a candy cane!  We are actually giving our Snowball Playdoh away as gifts to Corbyn’s classmates for Christmas, but this is a great winter break activity with the kids.  
What You Need:
-  1 Cup Flour
-   1/4 Cup Salt
-  1 Cup of Water
-  1 Tb. of Vegetable Oil
-  2 Tsp. Cream of Tartar 
-  White Iridescent Glitter
-  1 Tsp. Peppermint Extract 
{this is up to you on how much you add, if you don’t like the scent of peppermint add less or add more if you want}
-  Wooden Spoon or Silicone
Start by dumping all your ingredients in to a pot, including glitter.  Stir together well.  Once it’s all mixed together you put in over a medium heat on the stove and continue to mix.  Do Not Stop Stirring It!  Your dough will start to thicken and get lumpy.  Keep stirring.  Eventually it all comes together and becomes a big ball of dough on your spoon.  Your done.  Now empty it on to a clean surface and begin to knead it by hand until you feel it is all smooth.  Once it’s ready let it cool a bit in an airtight container, or wrap it in plastic wrap and then in a ziplock bag.  The glitter just adds an extra special touch of shimmer, you can use silver glitter if you want it to really sparkle.  


You can package this up in to small little containers for a fun class gift like I am, or make it to put in the kiddo’s stockings for some Christmas Day fun.  Like I said the best part is that it smells like candy canes!  It’s just a fun quick project for them to play with to make their winter break a bit more exciting.  Have fun and enjoy those kids!

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  2. says

    I will def be making this with Elle. We made gingerbread playdough and then I had some of her bday party guests decorate them with m&m’s at her party.
    This is such a great gift for the kiddos at school. Very nice of you.

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  1. […] DIY Peppermint Snowball Playdoh Tutorial from The Crafted Sparrow here. The only thing I didn’t have on hand to make this was the iridescent glitter. Super easy, really cute. Could be done last minute. […]

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