This silver and gold play dough is super sparkly and easy to make!
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I made this dough according to my usual recipe, with a few adjustments. I made two batches, and instead of using food dye I used silver watercolor paint and gold watercolor paint. I probably used about 2-3 tbs of each. The paint is super-metallic on its own, but was dulled a bit when mixed with the flour. So I added silver and gold glitter – both of which I got from the splendid people at craftprojectideas.com! Then I had the right color and the right sparkly-ness. If you need help making homemade play dough please do check out my original post as I’ve also included a how-to video!
I brought the play dough out at a crafty playdate and also provided gold and silver sequins and pom poms, plus some silver mini cookie cutters.
The kids had a great time making their sparkly creations!
Some of the glitter did come off after play, so be prepared for a little bit of necessary clean-up afterwards. I store the play dough in a sealed bag in the fridge, then get it out 15 mins before play. It is absolutely fine to store it at room temperature, but sometimes I find that it can get a little too soft.