Who doesn’t love Kool-Aid? Join your kids in discovering how fun the sugary colorful Kool-Aid packets can be used for Kool Aid crafts, Kool Aid hacks, Kool Aid recipes and so much more Kool Aid fun for kids of all ages.
Kool Aid & Kids
Kool-Aid is one of those staples to keep around the house. Aside from drinking it, there are so many things you can actually use it for! Everything from Kool Aid science experiments to cleaning your bathroom toilet (yes, really). Kool-Aid is an inexpensive way to have fun!
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So, here’s 13 Things Kids Can Do With Kool-Aid. Just keep in mind, it does stain so use clothes you don’t mind getting a little messy and colored in the process!
Awesome Things Kids Make With Kool-Aid
1. Make a Kool-Aid Play Dough Recipe
Grab a mixing bowl! We are using Kool-Aid powder and some flour to make this cool Kool-Aid Play Dough recipe by Kids Activities Blog is so easy to make and it smells amazing!
2. Homemade Kool-Aid Sherbet Recipe
With just a packet of Kool-Aid, some milk, and sugar & stir to make this homemade Kool-Aid Sherbet (I call it ice cream) by Butter With A Side of Bread is a tasty way for kids to keep cool for the summer. Have them make their own! YUM!
3. DIY Kool-Aid Lip Balm
Kids keep running out of lip balm? The fun way to solve that problem is with homemade Kool-Aid lip balm by One Crazy Mom uses Kool-Aid, coconut oil, and sugar is easy to make. The kids can make it themselves. How cool is lip gloss from Kool Aid packets that is petroleum jelly free?
4. Kool-Aid Slime Craft for Kids
I’ve always wondered what eating slime would be like. Now you can try it with this Rainbow Slime by Growing A Jeweled Rose. You just need Kool-Aid, warm water, and a bit of Psyllium husk powder. It’s also borax free so it’s safe for you and your kids! No wonder Pinterest loves it.
5. Kool-Aid Slushies Recipe
These Kool-Aid Slushies by Kid-Friendly Things To Do are easy to make and the perfect summer treat to keep kids cool and hydrated. You just need water, a bit of sugar and a blender and you’re ready to go!
6. Make Your Own Spaghetti Slime
This Spaghetti Slime by The 36th Avenue is crazy fun mixture for kids to play with and it’s made with edible ingredients! Fire up the stove, and a big pan with quarts of water to boil and then all you need is spaghetti, some oil, and Kool-Aid packets and you’ll have the most colorful meal you’ve had in your life.
7. Create Kool-Aid Scented Art
With scented art by Mess For Less, your kids can make fragrant art using glue, paper and Kool-Aid! How fun!
8. Homemade Kool-Aid chalk Paint
Paint the town red with DIY homemade chalk paint by Our Kid Things using just Kool-Aid, cornstarch, and water! Now the kids will have a colorful neighborhood.
9. Make Homemade Rainbow Fingerpaint
This Rainbow Fingerpaint by Fireflies and Mud Pies uses Kool-Aid, gelatin, and cornstarch. Perfect for your toddlers who want to taste anything they touch. Get creative and worry free with this edible paint!
10. Bake Kool-Aid Cookies Recipe
These Kool-Aid cookies by The Happier Homemaker are not only pretty, but they taste amazing too! With normal cookie ingredients mixed with Kool-Aid, I’m sure your kids will love this new kick to their snacks!
11. How to Tie Die Clothes with Kool-Aid
Kids got clothes with stains you can’t get out? This Kool-Aid tie-dyed shirts by Education.com uses Kool-Aid to bring new life to your kid’s old shirts!
12. Let’s Dye your Hair Using Kool-Aid
This Kool-Aid hair dye by Growing A Jeweled Rose brings life and color to you and your kid’s hair. It’s easy, temporary, and the best part is, no harsh chemicals!
13. My Favorite Kool Aid Candy! Make a Kool-Aid Rock Candy
This Kool-Aid Rock Candy by Growing A Jeweled Rose is a fun and tasty science experiment that will entertain the kids for hours! You just need Kool-Aid, sugar, some skewers and you’re ready to go!
MORE KIDS CRAFT & FUN FROM PLAY IDEAS
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What was your favorite thing to make with Kool-Aid?