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When we went to the Turkey Hill Experience, Charlie found something that we had to tear him away from. He called it “Ice Cream Play Dough”. It was basically a sand-like play dough with an ice cream set. He sat there and played for a good 30 minutes (on and off of us dragging him away). I told him that Mommy could make him “Ice Cream Play Dough” at home.
Two weeks later, I finally made the poor boy his “Ice Cream Play Dough”. It was super easy and I love easy things that make my boy happy!
- 3 cups flour
- 1 cup baby oil
How easy is that? In a house with a baby, we have that anyway!
I mixed together 1 cup of baby oil and 3 cups of flour. I checked the consistency and made sure it was what I wanted. It was perfect for us. It’s that super soft sandy feel. It doesn’t stick to your hands and it’s not mushy or too dry to play with. You can always add a little more flour or a little more baby oil to meet your needs.
We used a large rectangular Rubbermaid container that has a lid to mix everything and also played with it inside the container to try containing the mess.
Charlie had a blast the first night and has played with it since then as well. It seems to be holding up pretty good in the container with the lid.
We’ll be picking up some ice cream accessories for him to play with though, since that’s what started the whole thing.