How to Make Homemade Playdoh


homemade playdoh Summer has begun for some and is starting soon for others.  Need something to keep the kids occupied?  Here is a recipe for homemade playdoh that will tantalize your child’s imagination!  Have you seen those videos where Barbie clothes are made from playdoh?  If not, check this one out!      



Homemade Playdoh Recipe

1 cup flour
1 cup water
1/2 cup salt
1 Tbs cream of tarter
1 Tbs oil
food coloring

Heat all of the ingredients in a saucepan over low to medium heat.  Stir continuously.  Once the dough is at the consistency you want, remove from heat.  Cool before using.  Enjoy!

Courtney Lawless

Courtney is the traveling mom! She has 3 girls and is the founder of Detroit Mommies and currently lives in Florida. You can follow her on Twitter @courtneyRVL.

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I shared the link to this on my Facebook (cause I LOVE Playdoh!) and someone commented saying be sure and use vegetable extracts for coloring instead of regular food coloring. I thought that was a good idea… makes it a bit safer! 🙂

Can’t wait for the modeling/playdoh building age!