How to make your own Playdough

how to make playdough

PLAYDOUGH is a classic activity for children with endless amounts of fun. We’ve put together a recipe for how to make playdough with bits you’ll find in your cupboard at home.

So here’s our easy peasy Little Learners’ recipe for making your own playdough at home.

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups of plain flour
  • 3 cups of warm water
  • 1 ½ cups of salt
  • 6 teaspoons of cream of tartar
  • 3 teaspoons of oil
  • Any food colouring you like!

You can adjust the quantity to make more or less but make sure you keep the ratios the same!

Method:

  1. Put all dry ingredients into a large bowl and stir together
  2. Add 3 cups of freshly boiled water to the mixture
  3. Stir until all the mixture has formed a doughy consistency
  4. Turn out the dough onto a flat surface to cool

Playdough can be kept in the fridge for up to 4 weeks in an air tight container.

TRY THIS AT HOME!