Hot Chocolate Play Dough | Sensory Activities for Children

Author Savanah


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 3 Hot Cocoa K cups or 1/4 cup baking cocoa
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 2 Tbsp. coconut oil


  1. Combine flour, salt, cocoa, cream of tartar and coconut oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add hot cocoa and vanilla extract.
  2. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until mixture begins to solidify and pull away from sides of pan, about 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and flip dough out onto floured surface, allow to cool enough to touch then knead for 2 minutes until smooth.
  4. Once dough is completely cooled it is ready for play.