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The best part, natural candy cane play dough is simple to make and won't harm your kiddos if they accidentally lick their fingers. Read on to learn how to make this fun play dough in just a few simple steps.
Step 1: Gather Your Supplies
- 2 cups organic flour
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup salt
- 1 tablespoon organic cream of tartar
- 1 tablespoon organic vegetable oil
- natural red colorant
- peppermint essential oil (optional)
- mason jars (optional)
- ribbon (optional)
Step 2: Heat it Up!
Add all of your ingredients except the colorant and essential oil to a sauce pan. Stir continuously over medium-low heat until the mixture thickens and is no longer sticky.
Step 3: Add a Little Scent!
Let the dough cool, then turn it out onto your counter-top. Separate the dough ball into 2 smaller balls and knead. Add a couple of drops of peppermint essential oil to each ball.
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