Playtime doesn’t have to smell like glue, and paint, and vinegar. In fact, playtime can smell awesome with these totally cool Kool Aid crafts and ideas for kids.
From playdough to edible slime to abstract art and colorful eggs, the fruity fun will last for hours and hours.
Playtime will smell delicious with these fun Kool-Aid ideas!
Fun and Colorful Kool Aid Crafts and Ideas For Kids
1. Kool Aid Abstract Painting
Who knew using Kool-Aid as an art could be so pretty! Your kids will love creating these abstract art pictures in this fun idea from Fun at Home with Kids!
2. Kool Aid Bath Paint
Make bath time smell delicious with this Kool-Aid bath paint (unavailable) idea from Bath Activities for Kids. Simply stir in some Kool-Aid packets for some cool bath time experience!
3. Fab Clay Dinosaur Crafts
These clay dinosaurs scented with Kool-Aid idea from Crayon Box Chronicles are fun to make and smell amazing! There are more fun ways to play with dinosaurs and Kool-Aid.
4. Kool Aid Dyed Rice
Here’s one of the creative ways to craft with your sensory playtime. Check out this Kool-Aid-dyed rice idea from In Lieu of Preschool! These colors are so bright your kids will love playing with them.
5. Kool Aid Scented Bath Salts
More fun with bath time with these Kool-Aid scented bath salts by Homeschooling Ideas. They’ll help your child relax, and who doesn’t want to take a grape-scented salt bath from time to time? Oh, they look like rainbow kool-aid playdough too, right?
6. Colorful Edible Slime Crafts
This colorful slime project by Growing a Jeweled Rose is totally edible and totally fun to play with! It’s going to be a colorfully fun mom and toddler bonding time.
7. Kool Aid Sensory Scented Bubbles
This scented bubbles activity from Growing a Jeweled Rose will make your kids giggle. How big can they make their bubbles grow?
8. Kool Aid Dyed Pasta
Make your sensory bin a scent-sory bin with this Kool-Aid dyed pasta idea from Growing a Jeweled Rose. This is one of the fun ideas you can make using all dry ingredients!
9. Kool Aid Scented Goop Recipe
Bubbly scented goop is like magic, a swirling potion of fun! Try this idea from Kids Play Box and watch your kids stand in amazement. All you need is packets of kool-aid and some instructions!
10. Kool Aid Sensory Foaming Paint Activity
More sensory fun with this delicious-smelling foaming paint idea by Two Daloo! Dig in!
11. Kool Aid Dyed Egg Crafts
How amazing are these Kool-Aid-dyed eggs? Think of all the bright and amazing colors you and your kids will make! A kool-aid packet, a cup of water, some paint brushes, and voila! A perfect Easter idea by Totally the Bomb.
12. Yummy Edible Art Crafts
Oh my gosh, have you ever seen anything as exciting as this edible art by All Free Kids Crafts? Your kiddos will ask for more fun crafting times using a variety of colors like this one for sure!
13. Fizzy Kool Aid Science Experiments
Fizzy science experiments don’t have to stink when you add Kool-Aid to the mix, like this one from Play Create Explore!
14. Kool Aid Air Freshener
Speaking of stinking, these gel air fresheners by Sweet Haute are completely kid-safe and will make even the most well-used playroom a delight to hang out in! This Kool-Aid craft can be a perfect gift too!
15. Colorful Kool Aid Ice Boats
Spend some summertime fun outside with these Kool-Aid iceboats by Momma’s Fun World. They melt as the mixture of kool-aid and water go and boy, do they smell good!
16. Kool Aid Scented Paint for Kids
Here’s one of the best kool aid activities you can do: Painting can be beautiful and smell great when you use paint scented with Kool-Aid, like this one from Teach Preschool! Oh, how I love this rainbow of colors!
17. Kool Aid Play Dough
Here’s a fun project to make with Kool-Aid. Check out these colorful balls of playdough made from Kool-Aid in this recipe from Kids Activities Blog! How many different ‘flavors’ will you make?
18. Watermelon Moon Sand using Kool Aid
Watermelon moon sand is something every family should make, like this one from Growing a Jeweled Rose. It smells delicious, feels amazing, and will provide hours of giggly fun.
19. Kool Aid Scented Ice Paint
This Kool-Aid scented ice paint idea from Growing a Jeweled Rose is gorgeous and is like scratch and sniff for your sidewalk! You can use some unsweetened kool-aid for this project.
20. Kool Aid Finger Paint Project
Taste safe finger paints are what every toddler parent needs to keep stocked in their cabinet at all times. Make some when you follow the steps from Fireflies and Mudpies!
21. Kool Aid Scented Edible Sand
This colorful scented edible sand project from Kids Play Box is so much fun to dig into. Think of all the amazing castles and moats your kids can make! You can do this colorful project by batch, depending on the colors you’d like to use.
22. Puffy Paint with Kool Aid
Kool-Aid scented puffy paint is fun to play with and doesn’t stink like normal puffy paint! Try this great idea from Learn Play Imagine!
23. Kool Aid Painted Pumpkin Crafts
It’s almost fall, so as you’re planning out your activities, add this Kool-Aid-painted pumpkin idea from Housing a Forest to your list!
24. Fun Kool Aid Spray Paint Idea
This is definitely not your kool aid slushies. Want to give your kids some outside fun that doesn’t stink? Check out this sprayable scented paint idea from Happy Little Messes!
25. Kool Aid and Glue Crafts
Think of how many colors and scents of glue you can make when you add Kool-Aid? You’ll want to play for hours and hours with all these great colors! Great fun idea from Momma’s Fun World!
More Colorful and Cool Activities for Kids from Play Ideas!
- Color your Easter Eggs with Kool-Aid! It’s colorfully fun!
- Here are some slimy ideas for the fall that are oh so adorable!
- If you want more Kool Aid crafts and ideas to do, this list is for you.
- More colorful homemade paint ideas for kids to lighten up a dull day!
- A lot of cute and colorful rainbow crafts can be done by your little ones!
- Here are some colorful and refreshing treats to beat the summer heat.
- Out of this world cuteness! Here are some Star Wars activities for your kids!
- Get creative with popsicles with these popsicle crafts perfect for kiddos!
- You won’t need to purchase playdough anymore. Make some yourself with the ingredients from your own pantry using these fun playdough recipes!
Which cool and colorful Kool-Aid activity are your kids doing today?