How-To: Cloud Dough


Got some little ones on your hands who are getting antsy from being cooped up indoors? Why not appease their squirms with this quick and easy cloud dough recipe from Instructables user amalkhan? Apparently it’s basically just homemade play-dough, but all you need to make it is flour and vegetable oil.

Let me introduce you to an extra 15 minutes of your life you didn’t know were there because your kids monopolize any free moment you can manage. Two words. Cloud Dough. We should really rename it to Cloud 9 Dough, because while they’ll be having a sensory blast with the dough, you can sit back and relax.

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