How to make Fizzing Cloud Dough

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You can start Autumn with a fizz with some messy play at home, by trying our Fizzing Cloud Dough activity with your mess makers. Cloud dough is a fantastic crumbly texture for little hands to explore and when you add a little vinegar, your mixture will fizz and pop like a firework!

What you will need:

  • Flour
  • Vegetable oil
  • Bicarbonate of Soda
  • Container for the mixture
  • Spoons/ droppers
  • White Vinegar

Messy Play Instructions:

  • Place a cup of equal parts of flour, oil and bi-carb in the mixing bowl
  • Mix and knead the mixture with your fingers to create a crumbly textured dough. Lots of messy. gooey fun to be had here!
  • If your mixture is too dry, just add a little more oil. If it’s a sloopy, mess you can add more flour.
  • Keep mixing and adjusting the dough until it’s a nice crumbly texture
  • Add some droppers or spoons and let your mess makers add vinegar to the mixture and watch your cloud dough fizz and pop like a firework!