Marshmallow Play Dough

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Marshmallow Play Dough

I am always trying to keep things interesting with the kiddos. Recently we were experimenting with some sensory play. One recipe that we tried out was edible / marshmallow play dough. It was so simple and fun to make. The kids truly loved both making and playing with it. This is a perfect activity for kids of all ages, as it is safe for little ones to eat and fun for the whole family. Before we jump into making it, please take a moment to pin this post to your homeschool board.

 

Stuck indoors? Looking for fun DIY for the kids, Marshmallow Play Dough is sure to delight little kids. This edible play dough is perfect for sensory and motor skill development.

Supplies for Marshmallow Play Dough

What you will need:

  • Marshmallows (1 cup mini marshmallows, 6 Jumbo marshmallows)
  • 3 TBS Cornstarch
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • Food Coloring
  • Microwave Safe Bowl
  • Measuring Spoon
  • Microwave

How to Make Edible Play Dough

What to do:

  1. First put 3 tbs of cornstarch into your microwave safe bowl.
  2. Then add about 1 cup of mini marshmallows or 6 jumbo marshmallows.
  3.  Next add your 2 tsp of oil.
  4. Now you are going to pop this mixture into the microwave for about 30 seconds.
  5.  Then separate into smaller batches
  6. Add a few drops of food coloring into each drop.
  7. Mix the food coloring in each.
  8.  Knead by hand.
  9. Play

*TIP* If your dough is really sticky add a little bit more cornstarch and a drop of oil.

Marshmallow Play Dough Video Tutorial

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Stuck indoors? Looking for fun DIY for the kids, Marshmallow Play Dough is sure to delight little kids. This edible play dough is perfect for sensory and motor skill development.

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