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Edible Jello Playdough Recipe For St. Patrick’s Day

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?

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.

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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 play dough a fun green tint and the sprinkles are an added bonus. In other words, kids are going to flip for this edible playdough.

Edible 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.

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Playdough For Every Holiday

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.

Playdough Stem Activity

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.


If you are looking for more DIY St. Patrick’s Day craft ideas, you can make one of these:

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St. Patrick’s Day Edible Jello Playdough

Ingredients Needed

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