simple pleasures – homemade play dough


Thanks to jennabanana’s comment on this Instructable we made a quick, no cooking required, batch of homemade play dough. Stan requested it first, but they all jumped in for some fun. 

home made play dough
playing with homemade play dough

Here’s her recipe:

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup salt
  • 2tbsp oil (veg)
  • 1 cup water
  • 7 drops food colouring.
  1. Mix dry ingredients with oil.
  2. add food colouring to water and mix together.
  3. add water to flour/salt/oil mixture slowly ~ about 1/4 cup at a time and mix together with a spoon.
  4. once you’ve added all the water, knead the dough with your hands.

One Comment Add yours

  1. Michael says:

    Oh dear. A few months on and this stuff wasn’t great! It was slimy and had lots of liquid in the tub. So we’ve just had another go at making some – this time following the cooking method.

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