DIY Essential Oil Playdough

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Summer is here… Kids are home… Time for lots of fun ideas for PLAY!

As much as I love my kids playing outside, some of these summer days are just too hot – so inside fun ideas are a great thing to have in your back pocket (or great for rainy days too!)


I love this simple DIY Play Dough recipe, because it is fun to make, easy enough for the kids to help, and uses really common ingredients you should have on hand. I didn’t have regular flour, so I even used some Rye flour I had in my pantry. You can add your favorite essential oils and food coloring to make it fun for everyone!

Try this simple DIY Play Dough recipe for a fun family activity!


VIDEO: How to make DIY Essential Oil Play Dough






Ingredients Needed:  

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup iodized salt

2 tsp cream of tarter

1 cup water

1 ½ TBL olive oil

Vegetable based dye to the color of your choice

6-8 drops of your favorite It Works! Essential Oils (we picked Lemon)





Combine all ingredients except Essential Oil into a saucepan and stir  Place on stove top over medium heat.

Store in air tight container.



I hope your family is having an amazing time this summer making lasting memories. I can’t wait to share with you our vacation to the BEACH!


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