A how-to on making play-doh.
Teachers! Did you use this instructable in your classroom?
Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.
Step 1: Gather Materials
- Mixing bowl
- Paper towel
- 1/2 cup measuring cup
- 1/4 cup measuring cup
- Food coloring
- Plastic bags
Step 2: Add 1/2 Cup Flour
Add 1/2 cup of flour to the mixing bowl.
Step 3: Add 1/4 Cup Salt
Add 1/4 cup of salt to mixing bowl.
Step 4: Add 1/4 Cup Water
Add 1/4 cup of water to mixing bowl.
Step 5: Mix Ingredients Thoroughly
Mix ingredients together with a spoon until dough is formed.
Step 6: Separate Into 4 Chunks
Separate dough into 4 equal-sized chunks.
Step 7: Indent Centers of Chunks
Use your index finger to put a small indent halfway through the center of each chunk.
Step 8: Add Food Coloring
Add food coloring to center.
Add 1 drop at a time and mix it in (repeat until dough is the desired color)
Step 9: Mix Food Coloring
Mix food coloring into the dough with your hands.
Step 10: Enjoy!
Have fun with your play-doh! Just don't eat it.
Step 11: Seal in Bags
Seal play-doh in bags after use to avoid drying out.