Introduction: Homemade Play Dough

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Kids love play dough, but is it affordable if you can make your own for under $1.00

Step 1: Materials

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1 cup flour

1/2 cup salt

1/2 cup water

(If it is too dry add more water)
(If it is too sticky add more flour)

Food coloring

Step 2: Steps

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In a saucepan add the water
Then add the flour little by little and stirring
Add salt
And add a few drops of food coloring depending on the brightness of the dough you want

Step 3: Kneading

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Knead the dough the traditional way
Add essential oils for a sweet scent
CAUTION: The dough will be hot

Step 4: Caring for Your Homemade Play Dough

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Store in a plastic bag
To keep dough firm, store in the refrigerator

Step 5: Play

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Why do you think play dough starts with play?
Start cutting shapes
Make food
Build creative things


jgrivalsky (author)2017-12-22

thanks I really wanted to make it

Cat00x (author)2015-06-03

Will it crack when it dries out? Can you use it to make a model of something that you want to be hard?

diy 90 (author)2015-05-29

thanks i'm putting it in my faves!

fluffy52601 (author)2015-03-15


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