Posted: Dec 13, 2013 8:00 AM
A dash of glitter and a drop of peppermint make the perfect combo for this sparkly snow play dough.

Fun for the kids to make and play with, homemade play dough gets a holiday upgrade with the addition of glitter and peppermint. This recipe makes enough for four small batches and is perfect for giving this holiday season.

What you'll need:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  •  1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  •  1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup glitter

What you’ll do:

allParenting sparkle snow playdough step 1

Combine all ingredients except glitter into a pot. Cook over medium, stirring constantly until the dough starts to form a ball. Once it reaches the consistency of play dough, remove from heat and immediately place dough onto a flat surface to cool. Allow to cool several minutes until dough can be handled.

allParenting sparkle snow playdough step 2

Having let the dough cool, knead it several times until it becomes soft, then flatten softened dough and sprinkle a small amount of glitter onto the surface. Kneading the glitter into the dough, continue to add the glitter a bit at a time until all of it has been incorporated.

allParenting sparkle snow playdough

Store your dough in an airtight container until ready to use!

allParenting sparkle snow dough

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