Make the Perfect Moon Sand

Edited by Doug Collins, Eng, Inukshuk

I would like to thank Brooke from "What's Up Moms", for the awesome video on how to make a DIY Moon Sand " perfect recipe". I organized it into a wiki for anyone with a hearing impairment, or for those who just prefer to read the steps. Hope you enjoy it. :)

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    Hi guys
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    Since Lincoln started the preschool his level of curiosity in wanting to be involved in things around the house is sky rocket.
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    So I 've been trying to find a class in DIY's that he can actually participate in
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    Our current favorite is this DIY cloud Dough or Moon Sand
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    It's so fun to make and even, more fun to play with
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    I'm Brooke and I am passion about making beautiful things for my family on a budget
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    here is what you're going to need to get started
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    Shaving cream
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    Corn starch
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    Liquid detergent
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    Food coloring or soap coloring is optional
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    First, we're going to pour one cup of corn starch into our mixing bowl
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    Next, we're going to add about an eighth of a cup of liquid detergent
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    Now, this ingredient was not in the list of recipes that I read, but I found that it makes the Dough a lot less sticky
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    Finally, Lincoln's favorite part, we 're going to add the shaving cream
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    It's about one to one ratio with the corn starch, but the shaving cream is really hard to measure in a cup, so I just going to eyeball it
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    Now, we're ready to mix our ingredients
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    Continue whisking until it gets denser and is almost the texture of sand
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    Now it would be a good time to add your coloring of you want a colored Dough, but I love the icy blue tent the detergent creates, so I am going to leave mine like this
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    Once you can pick it up and form a solid that doesn't crumble apart, your Dough is complete
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    I just love the texture of this, it's not quite like play dough and it's not quite sand
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    I recommend storing them in an airtight container so it doesn't dry out
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    This patch is ready for play time
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    I like to put them in one of these sentry bins so it doesn't make a mess
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    But you can also just play with it right on the table
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    You can even spread it up in a smaller portion, and make a rainbow dough
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    It also makes a really cute party gift if you combine it with some excavation tools and treasures to bury
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    Alright, guys I hope you give this a try, I'm sure you will have so much fun
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    Tell me in the comments below if there is any DIY that you want to see. Thanks so much for watching and I'll see you next Friday. Bye guys.
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Categories : Green Living | Kids Crafts

Recent edits by: Eng, Doug Collins

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