How To Make Your Own Playdough
June 16, 2012, 1:59 pm
Playdough is easy to make and is a great way to stimulate your child's creativity.
Gather your supplies
4 cups plain flour
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 cups water
1 cup salt
½ cup cream of tartar
Zip-lock bags or air-tight plastic containers
Playdough is not recommended for children under 2 years old.
- Step 1: Combine all ingredients, except food colouring, in pan. Cook over low to medium heat until dough forms, stirring constantly.
- Step 2: Remove from heat. Allow to cool.
- Step 3: Divide into portions; add 8-10 drops of colouring to each. Wear gloves and knead on chopping board until dough is evenly coloured.
- Step 4: Store in bags or containers in fridge.