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Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe

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Doesn’t every child love getting their little hands on play dough? I know mine love it and when I taught preschool it was a favorite thing to make and enjoy. Not only is playdough fun, but it is great for building fine motor skills too. This amazing Lemon Playdough is perfect for your senses and totally refreshing. Your children will love it.

How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

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 How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe

What you will need to make your own uplifting natural Cooked Lemon Playdough is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in list form towards the bottom of the page. 

How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

First add the flour, salt, water, oil and cream of tartar to a large saucepan. Place saucepan on the stove over medium heat, stirring continuously until a stiff ball of dough forms (3-4 minutes).

How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

Remove the warm dough from the saucepan and place it on your counter or mat.  Add your food coloring (optional) and Lemon Essential Oil. Then you will Knead the dough for 1-2 minutes until it is well mixed.

How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

Allow it to cool for 5 minutes before play time. Have fun will this amazing lemon playdough.

How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

We decided to set this one up like a Lemon Sorbet Invitation to play. It’s not edible playdough, but it was still so much fun. The kids had a blast adding the sprinkles and scooping out dough to share.

How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

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What’s Needed
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup salt
2 cups water
1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
1 1/2 Tablespoons cream of tartar
5 drops lemon essential oil
Optional – yellow food color

DIRECTIONS
1.   Add the flour, salt, water, oil and cream of tartar to a large saucepan.

2.   Place saucepan on the stove over medium heat, stirring continuously until a stiff ball of dough forms (3-4 minutes).

3.    Remove the warm dough from the saucepan and place it on your working space.

4.  Add your Lemon Essential Oil and Knead playdough for 1-2 minutes.

5.  Allow it to cool for 5 minutes.

6.   The playdough will be white in color with an amazing uplifting lemon scent.  If you would like it to be yellow, add a small amount of yellow food color to the dough and knead until the color is evenly distributed (during step 4).

7.  Enjoy using this soft playdough with a light and energizing lemon scent!

*Keep in an airtight plastic bag for up to 3 months.

 

You can see this Wonderful No Cook Lemon Scented Play Dough Here

How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

 

 

How to Make Amazing Scented Lemon Playdough Recipe, Cooked play dough for kids, Natural scented lemon playdough, Perfect sensory play for kids

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