Playdough Recipe

There is something very therapeutic about playing with play-dough. Whilst improving fine motor skills, building imagination, fostering co-operative play, even helping with maths skills.

Written by: Bellbird  


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  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 4 tbsp cream of tartar
  • 1 cup salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Food Colouring - we used the EC Craft Liquid Fun Dye (code 112295T)
  • 2 cups water


  • Mix all the ingredients together in a large saucepan
  • Stir over medium heat for 3-5 minutes, until mixture congeals
  • Split the playdough into small quantities after cooking, add a few drops of different coloured food dye and knead together.
  • Store in an airtight container


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