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Endless Fun with Homemade Play Dough

Create endless hours of fun with homemade play dough! Follow this easy recipe and have play dough in no time. This activity is great for creative learning, language development, and cultivating fine motor skills. If you want less play dough, just cut the measurements in half.


Homemade Play Dough Recipe: 2 Cups flour 2 Cups warm water 1 Cup salt 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon cream of tartar (optional for improved elasticity)

Food coloring of choice

Mix water, oil and color in a medium pot over low heat. In a separate bowl, whisk together dry ingredients and pour into pot with liquid. Cook stirring constantly until it is very lumpy and very very hard to stir. Put onto lightly floured cutting board and let cool until you can knead and then knead until smooth and uniform, adding flour if needed. Allow to cool and enjoy! Store in an airtight container for future use.

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