Soothing Essential Oil Play Dough

Essential Oil Play Dough

What a great way to play and accomplish some emotional or stress relief with your children. Making your own play dough allows you to know what ingredients you are using and that they are safe and toxin free! Take back control within your household for the ingredients that come through your doors. You are the gatekeeper.
You can make different supportive aromas to meet the needs of your children for that particular day. If you need soothing and peace within your home, try Lavender, Peace & Calming, or Stress Away all from your Premium Starter Kit. If you need some focus and clarity for your kiddos try GeneYus, Frankincense or Clarity. The options are endless and the smells are divine and soothing.
What’s your favorite play dough combo??

Fun Gift Idea

Purchase a traditional Play Doh set (without the actual Play Doh) like this one and make your own play dough to put into a cute jar or mason jar and tie on a cute ribbon to match. You can give as a gift set at your next birthday party or play date.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 10-12 drops essential oil (more or less may be needed depending on the oil you choose)
  • 1.5 cups boiling water
  • food coloring – optional

Instructions

  1. Mix the flour, salt, and cream of tarter together in a large bowl.
  2. Combine your essential oil with the vegetable oil and mix into the dry ingredients.
  3. Boil the water and add food coloring directly to water.
  4. Pour 1 cup of your boiling water into the mixture and stir, adding the additional 1/2 cup slowly until desired consistency is reached.
  5. Knead for 3-5 minutes or until dough is smooth and perfectly squishy for play.

 

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