Sandy Play Dough

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This sand-laced play dough requires only 4 ingredients, comes together in moments, and works just like kinetic sand!

To make the “sand”, combine 3 cups flour and 4 cups play sand in a large container. Add 1 and 1/4 cups hot water and 1/4 cup vegetable oil. Stir to mix and then knead with your hands until the mixture comes together like play dough.

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That’s it! I set out this sandy beach with lots of sea shells and let the kids go to town. We could construct sand castles…

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…which needed sea shell decorations of course!

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Veronika loved sorting through the shells and arranging them over the play dough best, even more so than working with the dough itself.

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For Travis, meanwhile, it was soon a landscape to play with Lego figures!

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The play dough molds together so easily, so we could make sea snakes or little sand structures, and so much more.

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No matter how they engaged with it, I loved watching brother and sister have fun with this hands-on bin together.

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