DIY Playdough

DIY Playdough

Kids absolutely love playdough, so why not learn how to make your own and add another dimension to the whole experience.

Youโ€™ll need:
1 cup flour
ยฝ cup salt
1 tbs cream of tartar (or white vinegar)
1 tbs cooking oil
Food colouring (of your choice)
1 cup boiling water

How to make playdough

Mix all ingredients except food colouring together in a bowl. When the mixture has cooled enough for you to handle, knead it well over a floured surface. Divide the dough into sections and knead a different colour into each one.


Kate Elwin, Mum to Oscar, 12, Max, 7, and Layla, 3, tried & tested this playful craft recipe.

Words by Kate Elwin

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