Home made playdough recipe

Do you want to make your own playdough at home? Β Each batch of this home made playdough can last over four weeks (depending on use) and it is super easy to make! No cooking need it!

Home Made Playdough (play-doh) recipe
What you need:

  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of salt
  • 2 tblsp of cream of tarter
  • 2 cups of boiling water
  • 3 tbslp of vegetable oil
  • Optional: Food colouring or Koolaid pouch and a drop of essential oil for scent


  • Mix all the dry ingredients together
  • Pour in the boiling water, oil and colouring (if using) and mix well
  • Knead until the flour is mixed in completely
  • Add a drop of your favorite essential oil (we love mint)

Extra Tips:

Store your playdough in an airtight container, if the Playdough starts getting too dry add a bit of oil to it and mix well.


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