Play Dough

"Easy inexpensive one."
photo by Kotiaumliti from Fi photo by Kotiaumliti from Fi
photo by Kotiaumliti from Fi
photo by Kotiaumliti from Fi photo by Kotiaumliti from Fi
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  • Mix first 3 ingredients well.
  • Add food coloring to the water and oil, and combine with dry ingredients.
  • Stir over medium heat several minutes until it forms a ball.
  • Let cool in a bowl.
  • Knead until smooth.
  • Stir in an airtight container.

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  1. I can't vouch for this being everlasting yet but so far it looks great! It has the right consistency and is very easy to make. I'll test it out on my nephew tomorrow! Thanks for a wonderful recipe! Update: this was very successfully made into a dog, penguin, bone, pizza, rabbit and so on and was just as springy at the end of it all. Very popular with the family- even the adults were impressed!! It's nice that it even smells authentic- when I make this for my class I will add a range of essential oils or flavouring extracts to enhance the experience! Thanks again!
  2. this was a breeze to make and we got the perfect amount of play dough out of it! thanks for posting! this will be my go to from now on!
  3. Awesome recipe and so easy! Very quick to put together.
  4. Super easy - my 8 year old daughter put it together and we were both amazed how quickly it came together when the dough was heated over the stove. We split the dough in half and made two colours! Thanks so much for sharing this kid friendly recipe!
  5. I made this for my Kindergarten Art students. I put some in baggies and let them add some food coloring and squash the bag from the outside. They had a great time with it. Thanks for the inexpensive idea.


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