Aromatherapy Playdough For Nap Time

Aromatherapy Playdough For Nap Time

This aromatherapy play-dough recipe shows you how to make a aroma play-dough that is scented with calming aromatherapy oils to help relax your child.

What you need

2 cups of plain flour
4 tablespoons of “cream of tartar”
2 tablespoons of cooking oil
1 cup of salt
2 cups of boiling water
Food coloring
2 drops of Lavender Essential Oil
(optional) 1 drop of Neroli Essential Oil


Simply mix all the ingredients together in a bowl until they come together to form a dough.

Optionally separate into batches and add food coloring for a variety of colors.

Perfect to help kids get calmed down at bed time. The kids relax after playing with the play-dough due to the aromatherapy oils.


  1. this is soooo cool…is there a certain place this needs to be stored so it doesn’t dry as rapidly??

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