Make Your Own Play Dough how to.

Make Your Own Play Dough

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June 05, 2018 by Humble Elephant
  • Project Time: 10 mins
A no cook play dough recipe. So easy that little hands can help make it!
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Follow the steps below to make your own playdough for hours of fun! Add food coloring to make your own colors. If you'd like to make scented play dough, add some essential oils as desired.


1.5 cups flour 
- 1/2 cup salt 
- 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 
- 2 Tablespoons Oil 
- 1 cup boiling water 
- Food coloring of your choice

Mix all ingredients together in a bowl. Knead the dough a few times and it will become smooth. Add food coloring of your choice to make the dough the color you wish.

- Is your dough sticky? Add more flour. 
- Is your dough clumpy? Add more boiling water. 
- Caution: boiling water is hot!


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