Edible Play Dough (Disney Theme)

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My kids always love to create! This edible play dough would be a hit at any child’s party or fun for a summer craft activity. Edible play dough could be used at a Disney themed birthday party or you could choose any cookie cutter shape your child might enjoy. You could also add any color of dye to the edible play dough to brighten things up a bit. Colorful sprinkles on top add even more fun to the process!

how to make edible play dough

Supplies you will need for play dough:

  • 1/2 Cup White Frosting
  • 11/2 Cup Cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon of Water
  • Colored Sprinkles
  • Food Cutters
ingredients to make edible play dough

If you want to make more play dough, follow the proportion 1 part frosting and 3 parts cornstarch.

Put 1 teaspoon cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water in a bowl and stir until cornstarch is fully dissolved in water.

ingredients to make edible play dough

Add your ½ cup frosting to the bowl and stir with a spoon to combine.

ingredients to make edible play dough

Add the rest of your cornstarch ½ cup at a time until the dough mixture thickens then finish working your play dough by hand

ingredients to make edible play dough

Make small bowls of play doh and flatten the dough

cutting out the edible play dough

Use the food cutters to make shapes from the dough. After you push the food cutter down, wiggle it a little bit to make a clean shape then twist it to separate the outer part of the dough. Push the shape gently with your finger out of the food cutter. 

Disney shaped edible play dough

Decorate with colorful sprinkles!

disney shaped edible play dough with sprinkles

If your edible play dough crumbles or gets thick, soften with a little extra water. If your play dough is too sticky, add a little more cornstarch until the play dough softens Discard after playtime is over. While this play dough is “edible” it is not meant to be eaten in large quantities!

How to Make Edible Play Dough

How to Make Edible Play Dough

My kids always love to create! This edible play dough would be a hit at any child's party or fun for a summer craft activity. It could be used at a Disney themed birthday party and you could choose any cookie cutter shape your child might enjoy. You could also add any color of dye to the play dough to brighten things up a bit. Colorful sprinkles on top add even more fun to the process.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • ½ cup white frosting
  • 1 ½ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon of water
  • Colored sprinkles
  • Food cutters

Tools

  • Disney Cookie Cutters
  • Colorful Sprinkles

Instructions

If you want to make more play dough, follow the proportion 1 part frosting and 3 parts cornstarch.

Put 1 teaspoon cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water in a bowl and stir until cornstarch is fully dissolved in water.
Add your ½ cup frosting to the bowl and stir with a spoon to combine.
Add the rest of your cornstarch ½ cup at a time until the dough mixture thickens then finish working your play dough by hand
Make small bowls of play doh and flatten the dough
Use the food cutters to make shapes from the dough. After you push the food cutter down, wiggle it a little bit to make a clean shape then twist it to separate the outer part of the dough. Push the shape gently with your finger out of the food cutter.
Decorate with colorful sprinkles!

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Notes

If your edible play dough crumbles or gets thick, soften with a little extra water. If your play dough is too sticky, add a little more cornstarch until the play dough softens. Discard after playtime is over. While this play dough is “edible” it is not meant to be eaten in large quantities! Enjoy!

Micky mouse shaped edible play dough
Mickey Mouse shaped edible play dough
How to make edible play dough

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