It's just days away from Christmas and I am averaging little to no sleep.
Tonight I finished wrapping gifts and then tackled Ainsley's gifts for her classmates. We had made playdoh on Halloween (orange & black cherry) and sent it in lou of candy and it was a HUGE hit! So Ainsley thought it'd be great to make a different kind to send in as a christmas gift (candy cane & gingerbread). So here I am up still at 2am just finishing 18 sets of playdoh...with Ainsley's help (she woke up to go pee and "couldn't go back to sleep")
For each kid we had a snowflake cellophane bag filled with a handful of playdoh and tied with curling ribbon with a cookie cutter & a fun-foam snowman attached.
1 cup salt
4 tsp cream of tartar
2 tbs veg. oil
2 cups of water mixed with kool-aid packet
Mix dry ingredients with oil then slowly add water. Stir til combined them microwave for 3-5 minutes removing to stir at every minute until you can no longer stir. Then roll out on counter and knead til smooth.
** I omitted the kool-aid packet for our flavours tonight. For the candy cane I added peppermint extract at 3mins, then added glitter when I started the kneading process.
For the gingerbread I mixed in ginger, all spice, nutmeg & cinnamon to the dry ingredients.