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How to Dye Pasta for Sensory Play

If you are wondering how to dye pasta for sensory play, then this recipe is for you! | spiritedandthensome.com

If you are wondering how to dye pasta for sensory play, then look no further! This simple recipe takes just minutes to make for hours of fun and is the perfect hands-on activity for kids of all ages. This sensory play pasta recipe also happens to be gluten-free!

Ingredients

  • Several cups of gluten-free pasta, uncooked
  • Liquid watercolors
  • Bowls and spoons
  • Baggies or other airtight containers

Instructions

  1. Measure about 1 1/2 – 2 cups pasta for each color you want to make. Pour the pasta into a mixing bowl. Using a 1 :1 ratio of pasta to bowls for each color, repeat this process until all colors are accounted for.
  2. Add about 1 1/2-2 tablespoons liquid watercolors to each bowl. Add more for deeper colors.
  3. Stir the pasta and liquid watercolors together, scraping the bowl, until evenly combined.
  4. Transfer the pasta to containers for storage. Store in desired open container and let dry overnight. Break up pasta by hand if it clumps together during the drying process.
  5. Then get ready to play the next day!