Simple and Easy Play Dough

by Cath
(Bristol, UK)

Here is a great recipe, very easy and versatile : simply add food coloring and glitter to spark it up !

4 cups of flour
1 cup of salt
4 cups of water
4 tbs of oil
1/2 cup of cream of tartar

Mix all the ingredients in a pan. Cook and stir over a low/medium heat till completely formed an NOT sticky.


(keep in an airtight container)

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Jul 15, 2013
Does it harden?
by: Karen

Hi Julie,
I want to try this recipe soon but would just like to know if this play dough hardens if left out. I'm helping underprivileged kids with an art project where they will be making flower pots. So I will need a recipe which enables the dough to harden/set.

Karen, try the air hardening recipe here. Julie.

Feb 23, 2013
your wonderful
by: Dotti

I cant thank you enough- I know your children are very lucky to have such a wonderful creative mom-keep up the good work- dotti-from Arizona-USA

Thank you - What a lovely message to leave :) Julie.

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