Glittery Playdough Recipe

This is another funny and special playdough recipe, just like our glow in the dark playdough recipe. Learning how to make playdough is even more fun when the playdough recipe you’re using isn’t one of the more common ones.

Glittery Playdough Recipe


  • Glitter
  • 1 cup of salt
  • 1 cup of water
  • 2 tablespoons of alum
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • Food coloring


  • Pour the dry ingredients into a bowl and stir.
  • Pour the liquid into the dry ingredients, carefully while you mix them together.
  • Then knead the mixture until desired texture is achieved.
  • Enjoy your Alum playdough!

A cool playdough recipe with alot of ingredients, but it’s still very simple to make. Not even any cooking involved. Just glitter and playdough, combined!

Extended directions for Glittery Playdough Recipe

We make it impossible for you to fail with our playdough recipes, since we give such great guides as the one below.

Step 1:

Go through your kitchen to collect all the necessary ingredients. We need glitter, alum, flour, salt, water, oil and food coloring. I’ve already mixed water, oil and food coloring.

Step 2:

Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl, just stir them together. You choose how much glitter you want to use, but remember that too much will mess with the texture of the playdough.

Step 3:

Now it’s time to add the liquid ingredients to the dry ingredients. Do it gradually and stir it in for each addition.

Step 4:

After some more stiring and adding of the liquid, it will look like this. Just feel the texture, if needed you can add more flour or water. If satisfied, make a nice ball of it and you’re done.

Step 5:

Miner looked like this when finished. I think black playdough would be great with glitter. Would make it look like a dark, clear night.


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