Homemade Play Dough. This is an easy, cost effective recipe to make play dough for the kids at home. A great idea to keep them entertained during the school holidays. Let the kids help with the mixing and colouring of the dough, and then they can get creative with their own homemade play dough! Tip: do not try to eat, it does not taste well!
MATERIALS YOU NEED
1 Cup flour.
½ Cup water.
Less than ½ cup salt (use a ½ cup measuring cup, but don’t fill it all the way).
WHAT TO DO
Mix the flour and salt together.
Add the water and blend until you reach a doughy consistency.
If your dough is too sticky, add more flour, and if too crumbly, add more water.
Add food colouring to your first dough ball and knead well.
The colour must blend in well with the dough.
(You can add a little bit of vegetable oil to make it more glossy and moist).
When you are satisfied with the result, place in an airtight container.
Repeat the recipe for each colour.
When you and your friends are not playing with the dough, store it in airtight containers to prevent it from drying out.
It can keep for a few days or even weeks.