How to Make Oatmeal Play-Dough for Sensitive Skin


By National Eczema Association

Published On: Sep 27, 2022

Last Updated On: Sep 27, 2022

If you’re looking for a fun way to make play-dough for kids with sensitive skin, try the following recipe for oatmeal play-dough (inspired by the folks at Paging Fun Mums):


Boil a cup of water over high heat. Mix in and stir thoroughly a tablespoon of honey, six ounces of instant oats, three tablespoons of organic coconut oil. Once the oats have soaked up enough of the moisture to become soft, mix in the cornstarch until the liquid thickens to a soft dough.

Let it cool down for at least five minutes. Then … have fun!


  • eight ounces of boiling water
  • six ounces of instant oats
  • 3 tablespoons of organic coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 16 ounces of cornstarch

Let us know how it turned out and send us a picture!

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