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Apple cinnamon soft dough

So what we planned on doing today was make apple cinnamon oobleck but as we mixed water and dough started to form we changed our minds. This dough smelled so nice and was very soft that we decided to play with it how it was. To make it we used one cup of apple sauce, cornstarch (corn flour in the UK) and water. We first mixed the apple sauce with cornstarch then added little bit of water at a time till the dough formed. (did not take much) I threw in some cinnamon sticks to top it off before playing. 
My daughter loved to make different things like alien, hedgehog, and even different food.
I admit I even got in on this play time. When done you can add more water to make the oobleck but we decided to keep it for play little later on. (not sure if it will last past another day but we will see.) 



My daughter loved to talk about how rough it was when let to sit but how smooth it could be if you rolled it into a ball. 


It does crumble but can go right back into sticking to its self.


^ Our doughnut :)

Have a good day and thank for reading!~

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