Family Cooking

Making Playdough

Ideal for Preschool/Pre-K, School-Age

A young child plays with orange playdough

Ingredients Needed:

  • 2 Cups flour
  • 1 Cup salt
  • Generous sprinkle of cream of tartar
  • ½ Cup oil
  • Food coloring
  • ½ Cup water
  • Bowl


  1. Mix dry ingredients into a large bowl (flour, salt, cream of tartar)
  2. After mixing, add oil, food coloring and water
  3. Mix all the ingredients together
  4. Using your hands and surface, knead the play-dough together
  5. Enjoy!

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