Messy Friday: Rubber Playdough

Originally when I made some rubber playdough for the girls I didn’t think it was going to be any messier that regular playdough just figured on a different texture. Which it has. I can’t quite explain it, it was smoother, softer – not quite as solid feeling. Something new and fun to play it, and as it turns out, messy.

  • 2 cups baking soda
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 cups water

Mix and boil, making sure to stir until it has thicken into a ball.

Make sure you stir it continuously otherwise you get this:

There is a colour change coming up. This was a “hey let’s try this recipe out” not a planned Messy Friday activity. So I made up some, you know, because I love scrapping my kids {and anything they come in contact with} clean. When I saw what Austin’s hands looked like, I grabbed my camera – not paying attention to the setting it was on – and snapped some pictures. This is after playing with it for quite a bit. She loved the mess she was in and was hoping for a bath {it is not that messy}.