Homemade Stress Balls

Did you know that you can make your own stress balls? There are 3 different ways I’ve made stress balls. All of them use balloons, but I used 3 different materials to see how each one would feel: flour, rice and play dough. Each of them feels different and you can have your children try them all to see which one they like the most.

Play Dough Stress Ball

Two balloons

Play dough

  • Cut the tip off of the balloons
  • Roll the play dough into a snake, and push it into one balloon
  • Place second balloon around the first one

Your play dough stress ball is ready to use!

Flour Stress Ball

Two Balloons

Plastic sandwich baggie

Flour

  • Cut the tips off the balloons
  • Put the flour in the sandwich bag and twist the top
  • Put the sandwich bag of flour into one balloon
  • Then place a second balloon around the first one

Your flour stress ball is ready to use!

Rice Stress Ball

Two Balloons

Plastic sandwich baggie

Rice

  • Cut the tips off the balloons
  • Put the rice in the sandwich bag and twist the top
  • Put the sandwich bag of rice into one balloon
  • Then place a second balloon around the first one

Your rice stress ball is ready to use!

Let me know if you make any stress balls, I’d love to know!

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