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DIY Playdough

  • Author: Rosalynn Daniels



2c All-purpose Flour

2tbs Cream of Tartar

1/2c Salt

2tbs Oil

1 1/4c Boiling Water

Food Coloring of choice


In a large bowl mix flour, cream of tartar, and salt.

Add oil and boiling water while continuing to mix.

Using your hands to mix until mixture is no longer sticky.

Separate dough into 4-5 inch balls.

Using your finger, poke a whole in the dough.

Add 5-8 drops of food coloring.

Knead dough until color is fully mixed in.

Store dough in an air tight bag or cling wrap for up to 6 months.