Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough Recipe

| February 27, 2018 | 5 Comments

Children love playdough and with good reason. It’s so much fun to play with. It’s something that inspires your children’ to be creative and use their imagination. The only problem is kids often want to eat it. While the makers of playdough have tried to curb this behaviour by making the dough taste horrible, kids are simply too curious for their own good. Playdough isn’t toxic, so there’s no need to worry, but if you want your kids to have a bit of fun, why not make some Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough Recipe?

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough Recipe

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough Recipe

 

This edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello playdough is not only fun to play with, but tasty as well. Your kids will love cutting out shamrocks and eating their tasty creations. The Jello gives the playdough a fun green tint and the sprinkles are an added bonus. In other words, kids are going to flip for this edible playdough.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

 

Edible playdough is extremely easy to make and this one is a nice spin on the other varieties because it offers a holiday twist. Best of all, you may have everything you need to make it in your pantry. Your kids will love making this recipe.

What’s really fun is that you can easily change this up to match whatever holiday you want. You could use orange Jello for Halloween, cherry or strawberry for Valentine’s Day, etc. You can also find sprinkles in any holiday theme. Just have fun and allow your kids to be creative.

This would be a great STEM activity for your children. It’s also a great craft for the classroom. You could also make a large batch of this and place in airtight containers for your kids to give to their friends. Tie on a shamrock cookie cutter with some St. Patrick’s Day ribbon and you’ll have a cute gift.

 

St. Patrick’s Day Edible Jello Playdough

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

 

Materials

  • 1 box Lime green Jello
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp. Vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp. Salt
  • 2 ½ tbsp. Cream of tartar
  • St. Patrick’s Day themed sprinkles

 

 

 

 

Instructions

1. Mix all of your ingredients together in a saucepan. Make sure that the water is warm when you add it to the mixture.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

Mix all of your ingredients together in a saucepan

 

2. Stir the mixture constantly over medium heat on the stove until all of the lumps are gone and the consistency is smooth.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

Stir the mixture constantly over medium heat on the stove until all of the lumps are gone and the consistency is smooth.

 

3. Continue to stir the mixture until it starts to thicken and clump together. This will take some time, close to 10 minutes in some cases, so just keep stirring so the mixture will not stick to the bottom of the pot or burn.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough Recipe

Continue to stir the mixture until it starts to thicken and clump together

 

4. When you can no longer stir the mixture anymore, and it has formed one big lump that does not stick to your finger, remove it from the heat.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough Recipe

When you can no longer stir the mixture anymore, and it has formed one big lump that does not stick to your finger, remove it from the heat.

 

5. Place the playdough mixture onto a cutting board or counter lined with flour.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

Place the playdough mixture onto a cutting board or counter lined with flour.

 

6. Let the mixture cool completely.

7. Once cooled, knead the playdough with some extra flour until it is no longer sticky when played with.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

knead the playdough with some extra flour until it is no longer sticky when played with.

 

8. Add some St. Patrick’s Day sprinkles to your playdough mixture and knead them in well.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

Add some St. Patrick’s Day sprinkles to your playdough

 

9. Let little ones play with and enjoy the playdough. Store it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.

 

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

Edible St. Patrick’s Day Jello Playdough

 

Enjoy!

St. Patrick’s Day Edible Jello Playdough
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Ingredients
  1. 1 box Lime green Jello
  2. 1 cup flour
  3. 1 cup water
  4. 2 tbsp. Vegetable oil
  5. 2 tbsp. Salt
  6. 2 ½ tbsp. Cream of tartar
  7. St. Patrick’s Day themed sprinkles
Instructions
  1. Mix all of your ingredients together in a saucepan. Make sure that the water is warm when you add it to the mixture.
  2. Stir the mixture constantly over medium heat on the stove until all of the lumps are gone and the consistency is smooth.
  3. Continue to stir the mixture until it starts to thicken and clump together. This will take some time, close to 10 minutes in some cases, so just keep stirring so the mixture will not stick to the bottom of the pot or burn.
  4. When you can no longer stir the mixture anymore, and it has formed one big lump that does not stick to your finger, remove it from the heat.
  5. Place the playdough mixture onto a cutting board or counter lined with flour.
  6. Let the mixture cool completely.
  7. Once cooled, knead the playdough with some extra flour until it is no longer sticky when played with.
  8. Add some St. Patrick’s Day sprinkles to your playdough mixture and knead them in well.
  9. Let little ones play with and enjoy the playdough. Store it in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week.
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Lyne is happily married and has two amazing teenagers. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Lynda Cook says:

    This is awesome and something my granddaughter would love to make with help of course, she loves her play-doh!!

  2. Calvin says:

    I like that this is edible. Can’t believe st patricks day is coming up

  3. Debbie White Beattie says:

    This is really cool and every time I tried to make it when I was a kid it never turned out but that’s because I didn’t know you needed cream of tarter. Who knew !

  4. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    This really does look tempting to eat! Kids would have a lot of fun making these.

  5. Stephanie N says:

    This looks great, the jello is a neat idea.

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