Activity For Kids:

Drink mix playdough recipe

I like how when you add different colors and flavors of drink mix, you get very interesting and yummy smelling playdoughs.

I also think it's great to sometimes make 5 different colors of playdough instead of one or two.

This activity is inspired by ideas from Drink mix playdough recipe.

This activity is great to teach your kids:

Fine motor skills involve movement of the smaller muscle groups in your child's hands, fingers, and wrists.

Developing fine motor skills will help your child to write and prepares her for school. But it will also help your children with everyday tasks like eating, and dressing themselves.

Creative activities help children express themselves and create something from nothing, explore materials and activities and use their imagination.

Colour recognition activities helps children get to know the different colors and color blending and matching.

Sensory play is play that involves all the senses - taste, sound, sight, touch and smell. Sensory play is very beneficial to children. Research shows that sensory play builds nerve connections in the brain’s pathways, which lead to the child’s ability to complete more complex learning tasks. Sensory play is also very relaxing and rejuvenating to children.

Step 1

Gather the supplies.

Ingredients for EACH color:

  • 3/4 cup flour

  • 1/2 cup warm water

  • 1 tablespoon cream of tartar

  • 1/4 cup salt

  • 1 teaspoon oil

  • 1 packet drink mix

Step 2

In a bowl, mix dry ingredients.
  • 3/4 cup flour

  • 1 tablespoon cream of tartar

  • 1/4 cup salt

Step 3

In a cup, mix warm water and drink mix

Step 4

Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients

Step 5

Add oil and mix

Step 6

Rest for 5 minutes.

Set the playdough aside for 5 minutes

Step 7


Knead on a floured surface

It was fun making this drink mix playdough. Although I had to clean up a lot of messes my daughter made.

Only the one drink mix came out vibrant. The rest's colors were more mild.

I had to add more flour to each batch since it was too runny. So I'd say 1 cup of flour is better than the original recipe's.

You will fall in love head over heels with this easy homemadeplaydough recipe as it is so smooth, soft and has the best smell ever.