Easy Edible Frosting Play Dough For Sensory Play!

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Inside: Are you looking for the best sensory play recipe?? Well this is it! This frosting play dough is so easy to make and your kids will love it!

Imagine with me for a minute. That’s right. Picture this!

It’s a rainy day. You’re kids are trapped in the house. They’re bored. They’re fighting. You’re losing your mind.

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If only you had something to keep that entertained…

I have the best sensory recipe for you! It’s so easy to make and the best part is…there are only TWO ingredients. That’s right, only two edible ingredients! Can you believe it? I know. I was shocked, too.

Another amazing thing is that this is a “no cook” recipe. I told you it was the best recipe ever!

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Make it today. Or make it tomorrow. Just make it!

This is one of my favorite homemade play dough recipes. Make it during your next play time and thank me for it later. This is a fun way to make a new kind of play dough.

It has such a fun texture. Both young kids and older kids are going to have so much fun!

As you can see, my beautiful daughter loves playing with it.

My beautiful daughter making a cupcake with frosting play dough.

Did I convince you to make this yet?? If I did, here are the ingredients! If I didn’t, keep scrolling to see my happy kids playing with it and you might change your mind.


1 cup of frosting (I used Pillsbury Funfetti frosting)

3/4 cup of cornstarch plus 1 tablespoon

Frosting play dough ingredients.


  1. Add the frosting and corn starch into a medium sized bowl.
  2. Mix both ingredients together.
  3. Knead it with your hands until everything is the right consistency.
  4. Store the play dough in an airtight container or ziplock bag for about 6 months.
  5. Enjoy! Now you’re ready for all sorts of fun sensory activities.
My kids are playing with play dough with a rolling pin and cupcake liners.

To make the frosting play dough even more fun, you can use cookie cutters, ice cream scooper, and even add add a little bit of colorful sprinkles if you’d like.

My kids are obsessed with this play dough. Ever since I made it, they beg to play with it. They call it the “new” play dough.

It makes my heart so happy to see my kids playing with things I’ve made for them.


How do you make play dough frosting?

To make one of my favorite edible play dough recipes, combine 1 cup frosting with 3/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon corn starch. Mix well. Give it to your kids and they will play for hours with it!

What can I use to color play dough?

Add a few drops of food coloring or gel food coloring for a fun activity.

How do you make play dough look like ice cream?

First thing is to make this frosting play dough and scoop it into play ice cream cones.

How do you make edible play dough without frosting?

I’ll soon post a recipe for peanut butter play dough. It’s perfect for pretend play!

Purple, pink, and blue frosting play dough.

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The Bottom Line

This frosting play dough is only two ingredients, and it’s so easy to make. My favorite thing about it is that it’s so versatile!

There are so many sensory activities you can do with this play dough! Grab some dinosaurs, cars, barbies, or any toys your kids would like and play with the play dough. You could also use rocks, shells, small plastic animals, plastic gems, and so many other things. It’s so much fun!

This easy, basic recipe is guaranteed to be a hit! Plus, playing with play dough will improve fine motor skills. Win win!

With this frosting play dough and the this regular play dough you’re set. You could even make the frosting play dough and add it to these play dough kits!

This play dough is seriously so amazing. You’ll just be kicking yourself that you didn’t make it earlier!

Final Thoughts On Easy Edible Frosting Play Dough For Sensory Play:

I hope you like this fun frosting play dough recipe as much as I do! Let me know what you think in the comments.

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