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Easy No Cook Playdough Recipe

Yields1 ServingPrep Time5 minsTotal Time5 mins

 1 cup All Purpose Flour
 1 cup Warm water
 1 tsp Vegetable oil
 1 tsp Cream of Tartat
 ¼ cup Salt
 3 drops Food Coloring (Optional)
 Glittler (optional)

Add one cup of all-purpose flour to a bowl.

Playdough recipe step 1: Add one cup of all purpose flour


Add the salt as well.

Easy recipe for play dough step 2: Add 1/4 cup of salt


Mix until it's homogeneous

Easy Playdough step 3: Mix


Add one teaspoon of vegetable oil to the mix. The oil will keep your homemade playdough moist and prevent it from drying.


Add one teaspoon of cream of tartar. If you don't have any available you can substitute it for baking powder. The cream of tartar will be the glutinous element that holds everything together!

Homemade Play dough Step 5: Add cream of tartar


Mix everything with a small spoon until it's homogeneous. It's very important to mix before adding water because it guarantees that the mix will be equally distributed in the play dough.

Diy Playdough step 6: Mix it all


Add 1/4 to one cup of water to the mix. Do it gradually while you stir to make sure you get a playdough consistency,

Step 7: Add Water


Knead until you have a playdough consistency! If it's too sticky, add more flour. If it's too dry, add more water!

Play dough recipe step 8: Knead


Separate the playdough into smaller balls for coloring. Each ball should correspond to one color! Poke a hole in the middle of each playdough to add the coloring.

Step 9: Separate for coloring


Add the food coloring (and the glitter!) in each of the holes!

Step 10: Add cpoloring


Wrap in saran wrap and mix the coloring while wrapped! This way you won't get your hands dirty!

Step 11: Blend with color


Your homemade play dough is ready!

homemade playdough recipe