How to Make Moon Sand for Sensory Play: 2 Kinetic Sand Craft Recipes for Kids by 30Seconds Mom

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How to Make Moon Sand for Sensory Play: 2 Kinetic Sand Craft Recipes for Kids

Looking for a fun sensory activity to entertain your kids indoors and out? Homemade moon sand is easy to make and offers all kinds of creative play activities

Here are two DIY moon sand recipes:

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2-Ingredient Moon Sand


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Pour the flour into a large bowl. Make a well in the center.
  2. Add the oil and mix together. 
  3. Add drops of essential oil, if desired, for smell.

Colored Moon Sand Recipe

Here's how to make it: 

  1. Combine the baking powder or soda and corn starch in a large bowl. 
  2. Add the oil, 1/4 cup at a time, mixing, until desired consistency is reached. More oil will create a squishier sand, while less oil makes a silkier sand. 
  3. Add food coloring.

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Flour $3 & Up
Baby Oil
Baby Oil $3 & Up
Baking Soda
Baking Soda $1 & Up
Corn Starch
Corn Starch $1 & Up

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Elisa Schmitz
Oh, how cool! Love this idea to make learning fun!
Mike Prochaska
Made it before but we love the glow in the dark one. I had to buy it beduase it has special chemicals to glow. But they play with it in the dark bathroom for hours
How fun is that! 😀
This food is so need for child. A child must be eat food. This food is so nutrition and delicious.
DAC Developments
How cool is that !! I like the idea of making learning enjoyable.

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