This recipe for jiggle dough was sent in by
one of our visitors. The kids have a great time with it and love to
jiggle and play with it. The recipe is similar to silly
slime but makes a different product.
powdered laundry detergent
white craft glue (like Elmers School Glue)
Put about one cup of water in a container.
Add glue and food coloring until the mixture is a thick
consistency. It should take about one cup of glue.
Add powdered laundry detergent one tablespoon at a time until the
liquid becomes jiggly. Laundry detergent can be very absorbent, so
don't add too much.
Play with the jiggle dough to thicken it some more.
The dough is non-stick and can be stored at room temperature in an air
tight container or sealed in a bag.
Make sure the kids put it away when they are finished and don't leave
it to dry on the furniture or carpet!
Some laundry detergents will work better than others. Gather a
few samples from friends and family before your start. You'll be
amazed by the different results depending on the detergent formula and
Do not leave young children alone with this dough. It is not
Note for Parents:
Every parent must use their own judgment in choosing which crafts and
activities are safe for their own children. While Creative Kids at Home
makes every effort to provide activity ideas that are safe and fun for
children it is your responsibility to choose the activities that are safe in
your own home.
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