Apple Cloud Dough Recipe

Cloud dough is such a fun sensory material, and it is so incredibly easy to make.  It is safe for kids of all ages too, which is always a bonus.  Today, we made a new batch of cloud dough perfect for Fall.

Apple Cloud Dough
Apple cloud dough recipe for play.  This takes seconds to make, and the kids will play for hours!
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Apple Cloud Dough Recipe
  • 7 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of vegetable oil 
  • Apple Pie Spice and/or cinnamon

Method
  • Combine the ingredients in a sensory bin or container and mix well.  That's it!  Couldn't be easier, right? 
Apple cloud dough recipe for play.  This takes seconds to make, and the kids will play for hours!

I didn't measure the apple spice.  I just kept adding more until the cloud dough smelled just like apple pie!  The spice also helps to color the dough, but you can use red powdered paint for a deeper red coloring if desired.  

Both Rosie and Jewel had a lot of fun exploring with the cloud dough

Apple cloud dough recipe for play.  This takes seconds to make, and the kids will play for hours!

I threw in some foam apple shapes, scoopers, pie and muffin pans, and cut up green pipe cleaners to act as apple stems.

Apple cloud dough recipe for play.  This takes seconds to make, and the kids will play for hours!

Apple cloud dough recipe for play.  This takes seconds to make, and the kids will play for hours!

Apple cloud dough recipe for play.  This takes seconds to make, and the kids will play for hours!

The girls loved making apple pies and played together for a really long time!

I have had a few people ask me if cloud dough is messy.  Let me start by saying that we usually play with it outside (or in the bath without water)  This is why

Apple cloud dough recipe for play.  This takes seconds to make, and the kids will play for hours!

Yes, cloud dough is very messy!  It is super fun and inexpensive to make though, so it is worth the mess.

Apple cloud dough recipe for play.  This takes seconds to make, and the kids will play for hours!

If your child eats a little of the cloud dough that is ok.  It is non-toxic.  Jewel is beginning to come out of the mouthing stage.  She didn't try to taste any of the cloud dough which I was surprised by.  It smells just like apple pie after all.

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