Play Dough

Introduction: Play Dough

This instructable is going to show you how to make playdough - a fun, simple and cheap childrens craft.

Step 1: 1. Gather Ingredients

2 cups flour
1 cup salt
2 cups water
2 tablespoons oil
4 teaspoons cream of tartar
Food coloring

Combine all ingredients in a pan and stir. Cook over low heat, stirring until a ball forms.

Step 2: 2. Set, Separate & Color!

Set on foil and let cool for a minute.
Once it has finished cooling separate dough into equal parts. Add food coloring and knead thoroughly until desired color.

Step 3: 3. Store & Play!

You may store it in a covered container or use old play dough containers or tupperware.

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    8 years ago

    Favorite recipe! I also add a ton of iridescent glitter. Gel dye easier for me than liquid.


    8 years ago

    Well I thank you since I didn't know how to do this. And now I have something to do with my family tomorrow