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Blackberry Play Dough Recipe


Blackberry Play Dough is a beautiful sweet scented and coloured play dough made to imitate blackberries.  It is made using a mixture of crushed blackberries, blackberry jam and a basic play dough recipe.

What you will need? 

1 cup plain flour

2 tbsp oil

1/3 cup water

125g crushed blackberries

¼ cup blackberry jam

½ cup salt

2 tsp cream of tartar

How to make it? 

Mix 125g of blackberries in a blender, add 1/3 cup water and ¼ cup blackberry jam.  Mix until all blended well.

Pour the blackberry mixture into a medium saucepan and add remaining ingredients.  Mix well with a wooden spoon until all is combined.

Cook over medium heat constantly stirring until it becomes a thick blob. Then turn out onto a clean surface and knead into a smooth blob.

When cool store in a plastic zip lock bag or air tight container.

To download and print this recipe, click here: Recipe for Blackberry Play Dough

Blackberry activity ideas:

Exploring Blackberries with our Five Senses

Making Blackberries with Blackberry Play Dough 

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My name is Janice and I am an Early Childhood Teacher in Australia.

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