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Easy Peeps Play Dough Recipe

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Love them or hate them, peeps are a fun and easy way to make play dough! Check out this Easy Peeps Play Dough Recipe for your little ones to enjoy! Love them or hate them, peeps are a fun and easy way to make play dough! Check out this Easy Peeps Play Dough Recipe for your little ones to enjoy! 

Love them or Hate them?

People are split with peeps because you either love them or hate them. It’s one of those treats that is pretty popular around Easter time because it signals in in the arrival of spring. Chances are if your little one gets an Easter basket or Spring treats, you’ll probably find peeps inside. There are lots of fun ways to eat peeps in cookies, cup cakes or even in Cute Bunny racers like these.  But did you know that you can actually make peeps into a fun play dough that isn’t just edible but tons of fun for your little ones to play with?

Check out below how incredibly easy it is to make this fun edible play dough. Your little one will love the sensory fun, and you’ll love the fact that it’s safe for even that toddler who puts everything in their mouth.

What you’ll need:

4 table spoons of  corn starch

1 Table Spoon of  Coconut Oil

4 peeps

(Optional )Food Coloring to make the colors really pop!

Directions:

You’re going to place the peeps in the microwave for about 30 seconds. They’ll expand and get pretty puffy. Once they’re out add the corn starch, coconut oil and food coloring (although some of the colors really don’t need it)

Mix all the ingredients and begin working them into a ball. It’s going to be pretty gooey but you can sprinkle a little more corn starch to take away the stickiness and make it pliable.

It will soon be the consistency of a stretchy play dough.That your kids can work with, play with,

Roll out, and do whatever it is they want to! Even cut into shapes.

This fun play dough is the perfect fun for those left over peeps, or as a fun sensory activity. Edible play dough is the perfect sensory activity for babies and toddlers, and it’s so much fun that older kids will love to play with it as well. 

Once they’re done just toss away! It takes minutes to make so the fun will keep going on and on!

Looking for other edible play dough recipes? Here’s a fun peanut butter edible play dough recipe & an edible gummy worm silly putty! 

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12 Comments

  • Reply userlac

    “Peep and Egg: I’m Not Using the Potty” stars Peep, an adorable yellow chick & her younger sibling named Egg. When Peep explains to Egg that it’s time to learn how to use the potty, a tug of war ensues.

    March 9, 2018 at 10:04 pm
  • Reply Ashley Chassereau Parks

    This is so neat!! I think my kids would love to see the peep “grow” in the microwave!! This would be a fun Easter activity!!

    March 5, 2018 at 7:40 pm
  • Reply Colleen Boudreau

    Awesome idea!

    March 5, 2018 at 3:31 pm
  • Reply crystal mccord

    What a neat recipe.

    March 5, 2018 at 1:41 pm
  • Reply Kristel

    The purple berries are elderberries. Purple elderberries are edible (the red ones are NOT). Purple elderberries should only be eaten when fully ripe, not green. Also elderberries should be cooked (or fermented as for wine) prior to eating. They can cause stomach upset in some people and cooking removes that potential. I actually don” think they”re all that tasty but they are super medicinal. Be sure you”re properly identifying before eating, of course. There are other berries that may look similar. The red berries are thimbleberries and edible. They grow in the rocky mountain west and are a bit like a raspberry. Can be eaten raw.

    March 5, 2018 at 12:02 pm
  • Reply Mia

    Now this looks like a great way to use peeps. Very neat with all the vibrant colors for play dough. I would much rather make playdo with them than eat them.

    March 5, 2018 at 11:48 am
  • Reply Janine Huldie

    We love Peeps here and even make a whole cake at Easter using them to decorate with. So, need to try your Playdough recipe for my kids now, too 🙂

    March 5, 2018 at 9:20 am
  • Reply Sandra Beeman

    I love the Play dough Peeps Project! They turn out adorably, do not take a long time to create and I believe, represent the perfect Easter welcoming!

    March 5, 2018 at 9:15 am
  • Reply Casey Garvey

    My grandma used to make playdoh with me, but i have never done so with my kids!

    March 5, 2018 at 5:59 am
  • Reply Edward

    Great idea, I’ve got to try this out, I found a recipe on how to make silly putty, cool!

    March 5, 2018 at 2:15 am
  • Reply Amanda Joosten

    How fun. We made play dough a few weeks ago and did a blog post also. But not peeps dough!!!

    March 5, 2018 at 1:30 am
  • Reply Angela Hendricks

    What a fantastic idea! My children get peeps every year and we don’t really eat them so this would be perfect for us!

    March 4, 2018 at 11:13 pm
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