DIY Cloud Dough - 3 Ingredients

Easy Cloud Dough Recipe - 3 Ingredients

Cloud Dough Recipe

This easy Cloud Dough recipe is the perfect way to keep your kids entertained. And it only needs 3 ingredients to make it! 

Cloud Dough Recipe


  • 2 cups cornstarch
  • 1 cup baby lotion
  • food coloring

Mix cornstarch and baby lotion together in a bowl. Separate dough into 2-4 parts. Add different colors of food coloring to each section. Mix well until food coloring is completely worked in to the dough.

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What's great about this recipe is that it is so easy, the kids can help out.

You can also divide the dough into 2-3 portions and then add the food coloring to make different colors.

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Mix, mix, mix! 

cloud dough

After you are done playing with the cloud dough, store in an airtight container or a ziplock bag. If it dries out you can add a little more lotion to make it soft again.

DIY Could Dough

DIY Cloud Dough

  • This is a great activity for when your kids are bored and you need a craft idea.
  • Also great for kid birthday parties - you can have a station set up where each child makes their own - or, make the cloud dough ahead of time and hand out as party favors.
  • Another idea is to have cloud dough available at baby showers, bridal showers or any party or get together where there might be kids - great way to keep them occupied.