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Make your own foam dough

 
Foam dough is easy to make and lots of fun for the kids. All you need are just 3 ingredients! Check out this easy recipe.
Foam dough is easy to make and lots of fun for the kids.

All you need are just 3 ingredients!

Check out this easy foam dough recipe:
 

What you'll need

  • Shaving foam
  • Cornflour
  • Different coloured food colouring
  • Small pots (old small yoghurt pots are ideal)
 

How to make foam dough


1. Measure out approx 5 tablespoons of shaving foam into a small pot.

2. Add a few drops of food colouring to the shaving foam and mix well until you get the colour you want.

3. Slowly add the cornflour a teaspoon at a time, stirring thoroughly until the mixture starts to look slightly doughy.

Be careful not to add too much cornflour as the more cornflour you add, the drier the dough. If the dough becomes too dry it will also lose some of its foamy, puffy texture.

4. Repeat the process using another food colouring colour.

5. Have fun bending and massaging the foam dough into all sorts of shapes!

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