Children's Play Dough

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Recipe by Beaner in Washington

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!

Top Review by mums the word

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.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon oil (use less oil in the summer)


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

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