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How to Add Essential Oil to Play Dough


Easily add any essential oil to the best home made play dough for a calming sensory experience for kids (and adults!).

I posted awhile back about the amazing play dough recipe we use.  Its a great recipe (perfectly squishy and soft!), and we make it even more fun with a healthy dose of glitter and some food coloring.

Well, this week we took things one step further!

I decided to make some special “Balance” play dough, using doTERRA’s Balance essential oil that “creates a sense of calm and well-being” and “promotes tranquility and a sense of balance.” 

Heavens knows we need more calm of in this house full of girls!

I simply added about 6-8 drops of Balance to the dough, after it cooled. Who knows if it was because of the Balance or just my lucky stars, but the girls did play nicely together with it while I took a shower! After they were done playing with it, I put the dough in a airtight container to keep it nice and soft.

I also want to make some Lavender play dough, and maybe a pale orange Citrus Bliss play dough as well. With glitter of course!!

To get your own bottle of Balance, contact a doTERRA rep to order.

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Amber Brady

Thursday 23rd of January 2014

That's a good idea! Love DoTerra!

Mikaela Shafer

Thursday 23rd of January 2014

what a great idea, I am so making that today and the glitter is a cute touch


Thursday 23rd of January 2014

What a great idea!

Debra Hawkins

Thursday 23rd of January 2014

I love the glitter and the idea of using some "Balance" in it! Fabulous!

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