Homemade playdough


1 C flour
1/4 C salt
2 Tb cream of tartar
2 ts food coloring (optional)
1 Tb vegetable oil
1 C water


  1. Mix the flour, salt, and cream of tartar in a medium pot. Add water, food coloring, and oil.
  2. Stir over medium heat for 3-5 minutes. The mixture will gradually combine and solidify to form dough.
  3. When the mixture forms a ball in the center of the pot, remove from heat and let cool. Once cooled enough to handle, remove it to a floured surface and knead for 30 seconds, or until the proper consistency.


Store, refrigerated, in an airtight container.

2 thoughts on “Homemade playdough

  1. I love the way my playdough turned out. I would suggest that you put more recipes in this website.

  2. The play dough turned out great!!! This is the only recipe that I have found where I already had everything in my house and it only took me 5 minutes to make it and it was ready to play with. This is a fabulous easy and fast recipe.

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