DIY Play Dough

How to make play dough in a few simple steps.

DIY on how to make play dough 

Another day in quarantine calls for another DIY. This homemade recipe is not only fun, but easy. With just a few simple ingredients you can find in the kitchen, you will be on your way to having homemade play dough.


  • 1 Measuring cup
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Mixing utensil


  • 2 Cups of Flour
  • 1 Cup of Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Cream of Tartar
  • 1 Cup of HOT Water
  • 1 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil
  • Food Coloring (optional)


Step One

Mix 2 cups of flour, 1 cup of salt and 2 tbsp cream of tartar into a mixing bowl.

Step Two

Once the dry ingredients are mixed, add 1 cup of HOT water and 1 tbsp of vegetable oil to the mix. Mix all the ingredients together.

Step Three

Knead the mixture together until it is soft. If dough is too dry, add more water/ if dough is too sticky, add more flour.

Step Four

Start crafting your homemade play dough!

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