I’ve got a fun DIY for you to make with your kiddos! This homemade Jello playdough is colorful, fun, smooth, squishy! And they smell SOOO good!

This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.

A huge benefit to making your own kid-friendly activities/toys is that you know exactly what’s going into them. My Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients – and it’s very likely you already have them in your kitchen pantry!

Take a look at my easy to follow step-by-step instructions to make a batch of your very own. The recipe yields one batch, meaning one color. If you’d like to make multiple colors/batches, be sure to repeat the recipe for each individual color.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (3 ounce) package gelatin mix
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.

Yields: One batch (ie. one color) of playdough

Directions:

Add all ingredients into a medium pot and whisk until blended.

This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.

Place the pot over medium heat and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Stir mixture constantly.

This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.

Once the liquid has absorbed and the dough has come together as a ball, carefully transfer it onto waxed, freezer or parchment paper.

This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.

The dough should be warm but cool to the touch, and easy to handle with bare hands. Knead it until smooth, about 2 minutes.

Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two months or at room temperature for 3 days.

This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.

Homemade Jello Playdough

Yield: One batch (ie.: one color)

This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.

Materials

  • 1 tablespoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup flour
  • ¼ cup salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (3 ounce) package gelatin mix

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients into a medium pot and whisk until blended.
  2. Place the pot over medium heat and cook for 5 to 7 minutes. Stir mixture constantly.
  3. Once the liquid has absorbed and the dough has come together as a ball, carefully transfer it onto waxed, freezer or parchment paper.
  4. The dough should be warm but cool to the touch, and easy to handle with bare hands. Knead it until smooth, about 2
    minutes.
  5. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two months or at room temperature for 3 days.

This Homemade Jello Playdough contains six simple ingredients and is really easy to make! You can have tons of fun choosing your color depending on the Jello flavor you decide to use. Your kiddo will absolutely love making this DIY with you.
How to make Homemade Jello Playdough: this simple kid-friendly DIY is super fun and super colorful. Made up of 6 simple ingredients, you can make your very own playdough in minutes - and your kiddos will love it!
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