How To: Homemade Playdough

How To: Homemade Playdough

Janie Lee
Dec 6, 2007

Homemade playdough always brings back great memories for us. In winter, our preschool teacher would often treat us to a fresh batch of homemade playdough. Here's a simple recipe from While She Naps... Ingredients: 3 cups flour, sifted 1 1/2 cup salt 6 teaspoons cream of tartar 3 1/4 cup water 3 tablespoons oil food coloring (she uses the gel) Whisk all the dry ingredients together in a large pot until no lumps remain. Whisk in the wet ingredients (except for the food coloring) and stir until no lumps remain. Cook on high for 3-4 minutes until a dough forms. Separate into several portions and add food coloring, kneading until uniform in color. Store in airtight containers. Homemade playdough is cheap, non-toxic and lasts a long time! If you've got a different recipe for homemade playdough, please share in the comments.

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