Kinetic Sand Playdough

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We’re suckers for anything that feels cool to play with, and this kinetic sand playdough is no exception. It’s such a fun, sensory DIY for kids of all ages, and is totally addicting to play with!


  • Glycerin – optional but will make it less sticky
  • ¼ cup sand
  • Shells
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup salt
  • 1 TBSP vegetable oil
  • 1 TBSP cream of tartar
  • ¾ cup water


  1. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl and then add oil and mix.
  2. Add ¾ cup of boiling water and stir. Continue mixing until you have a smooth dough-like consistency.
  3. Add a few squirts of glycerin and mix.
  4. Add in the sand and knead it in.

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