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About this project

Our Kickstarter project will bring the delicious and crafty playtime fun of the world’s only edible modeling dough to the United States.  It’s called Yummy Dough!

Invented and launched in Germany by our friends, Andrea and Stefan Kaczmarek, we are hoping to generate enough Kickstarter-excitement to manufacture this all-natural, tactile treat in North America!  Currently loved by kids and adults alike in the U.K. and Germany, Yummy Dough brings the creativity of craft dough to a delicious, just-add-water sugar cookie mix. It's great for kids and kids-at-heart! 

How Yummy Dough works:

Funding for this project will allow us to begin manufacturing Yummy Dough in the U.S., produce samples for retailers, and set up local sourcing/packing of the product.

What’s in a Bucket of Yummy Dough?

You get four, 4 oz. packets of colored dry mix (red, green, yellow and blue), a measuring tool and a spoon all in their very own mixing bucket!

Do you know what’s in your "dough?"  You do with Yummy Dough!

We all know what “other” craft dough tastes and smells like, but read Wikipedia for their ingredients and you’ll be shocked to see what they contain. (Like borax and petroleum!  Yuck!) The ingredients of conventional modeling dough contain coloring and conserving agents, fragrances, emulsifiers, lubricants, binders, hardeners, moisturizers, etc.   Eeewwww!  That’s why their ingredients are not listed on the packaging.

With Yummy Dough, you know what you're getting because the all-natural ingredients (ones you can pronounce like sugar and flour!) are right on the package!  North American Yummy Dough will be made by an Oregon Tilth certified food manufacturer in the USA.

And here are just some of the creative creatures you can make with Yummy Dough:

Big Backers:  See where it all began!

If you pledge $600 or more, you can meet the inventors in beautiful Idstein, Germany!  (See the sidebar for details.)

Here are some pictures of our family visiting Stefan and Andrea in Idstein last Christmas.  As you can see, it's amazing!  You're just waiting for a Disney princess-in-waiting to start dancing and singing down the street!

Lindy and me in Idstein, Germany

Stefan, Andrea, Lindy and her sister in downtown Idstein, Germany

The Back Story:

Yummy Dough was invented by Stefan and Andrea Kaczmarek after their two daughters asked for craft dough that they could play with as well as eat.   It was first mentioned in a radio broadcast in Germany, which increased the interest significantly. Stefan previously had no intention to market the product but decided otherwise after the overwhelming reaction to the broadcast. Now it is enjoyed by children of all ages across Germany and the United Kingdom.

We, Lindy and Chris, became fast friends with Stefan and Andrea after sharing our mutual passion for tactile creativity for children and stories of becoming parent inventors and entrepreneurs.  (We invented, manufacture and sell a children’s placemat & craftmat.)

We hope you’ll join us in bringing Stefan and Andrea’s dream of edible modeling dough to the United States!

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    Pledge $5 or more About $5

    Thank you for helping to bring “actually edible” craft & fun dough to the United States! For this pledge amount, you'll be included on the mailing list to be the first to know when we begin production in the United States.

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    Pledge $20 or more About $20

    Get one bucket of Yummy Dough edible craft & fun dough which includes 4 different colors (in 4 oz. packets), a mixing/crafting tool and a water measuring device.

    Free shipping to the continental United States. Alaska, Hawaii and Canada: please add $10 to your pledge. International: please add $15 for shipping.

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    Pledge $25 or more About $25

    The Local Option for our Seattle and Portland-area Backers. Get two buckets of Yummy Dough edible craft & fun dough hand-delivered from the Bartell's. Each bucket includes 4 different colors (in 4 oz. packets), a mixing/crafting tool and a water measuring device.

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    Pledge $30 or more About $30

    Get two buckets of Yummy Dough edible craft & fun dough. Each includes 4 different colors, a mixing/crafting tool and a water measuring device.

    Free shipping to the continental United States. Alaska, Hawaii and Canada: please add $10 to your pledge. International: please add $15 for shipping.

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    Pledge $50 or more About $50

    Great for play-dates or family time or a night with friends! Get 4 buckets of the edible modeling dough which includes 4 different colors, a mixing/crafting tool and a water measuring device. Free shipping to the continental United States. Alaska, Hawaii and Canada: please add $10 to your pledge. International: please add $15 for shipping.

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    Pledge $75 or more About $75

    The Six Pack: 6 buckets of the edible modeling dough which includes 4 different colors, a mixing/crafting tool and a water measuring device.
    Plus, get a set of step-by-step patterns for making fun, creative characters like animals and pirates!

    Free shipping to the continental United States. Alaska, Hawaii and Canada: please add $10 to your pledge. International: please add $15 for shipping.

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    Pledge $110 or more About $110

    Everything from the $75 "Six Pack" above, plus a full-color book of inspirational photography that will inspire Yummy Dough creativity. You'll be amazed at the creations our fans have made with Yummy Dough!
    Free shipping to the continental United States. Alaska, Hawaii and Canada: please add $20 to your pledge. International: please add $30 for shipping.

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    The Party Pack! Everything you need for up to 10 people (adults or kids) to have a Yummy Dough Party. This includes 12 buckets of Yummy Dough, multiple sets of creativity patterns, and more!

    Free shipping to the continental United States. Alaska, Hawaii and Canada: please add $20 to your pledge. International: please add $30 for shipping.

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    Pledge $600 or more About $600

    See where Yummy Dough was invented: Idstein, Germany! All you have to do is get to Frankfurt, Germany. Then you will be escorted from the Frankfurt Airport to the beautiful, quaint town of Idstein. (See our pictures to the left) You’ll receive two nights lodging in Idstein and meet Yummy Dough Inventors, Stefan and Andrea Kaczmarek. You will also receive personal tours of Idstein and the Yummy Dough Factory. Of course, you'll leave with a complimentary buckets of Yummy Dough, creativity patterns and a photo book of inspirational Yummy Dough ideas. (Note: airfare is not included to Frankfurt, Germany with this Reward. We just handle the other fun stuff. :o)

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Funding period

- (47 days)