Easy homemade playdough recipe
Fun for everyone!
Content Editor / January 08 2019
This simple playdough recipe can be whipped up in minutes, and kids join in measuring and stirring the ingredients. It’s super fun to make as well as play with!
2 cups plain flour
4 tbsp cream of tartar
1 cup salt
2 cups water
2 tbs cooking oil
Few drops food colouring
Peppermint extract (optional to make playdough scented)
1 Mix all the ingredients together in a medium-sized pan.
2 Using a wooden spoon, stir over medium heat for 3-5 mins or until the mixture congeals.
3 Remove the playdough from the pan and allow to cool.
4 Knead using a little flour then roll out and cut into shapes.
Nicola Conville has worked as a journalist and editor for more than 20 years across a wide range of print and online publications. Her areas of expertise are parenting, health and travel. She has two children; Lucy, age eight, and Nathan, age five.