Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

I know that there are a lot of young moms out there that can use this recipe. It is just like the real play dough and a lot less $. The big plus is when its gets crumby and icky you can throw it away and make more. My kids are both in their 20's and I used this when they were little. Now I have grandchildren and I will make it for them!

Directions

  1. Mix all ingredients together and store in airtight container.
  2. May use food coloring for different colors.
Most Helpful

This worked out great in a pinch. I ended up watching my neighbours kids for a few hours and this kept them busy and happily chattering away. I was really glad to see it didn't include cream of tartar or alum as I don't keep either on hand.

mums the word March 24, 2011

This play dough was so easy to make. It's the first I've ever made so I really don't have anything to compare it to. It was a wee bit dry so I added a little splash of water. I made half a batch and poked a little hole in the middle of the ball and filled w/ food coloring and let my 7yr old mix it in. Thanks!

ChefWendyMG January 10, 2010

Great, non-cooked playdough. Its a bit gritty at first - but as the kids played with it, it became smoother. I did need to add almost 1/8-1/4 more water & a bit more oil. But we live in AZ where it is currently 100* and our humidity is in the teens = hot & dry.

dukeswalker May 17, 2009