Play Dough

    45 mins

    This is a recipe for home made play dough. It's ideal for toddlers aged 3 to 4 to have fun with. It's not for eating though.

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    Serves: 1 

    • 250 g plain flour
    • 50 g salt
    • 140 ml water
    • 30 ml cooking oil
    • Few drops food colouring

    Prep:45min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Mix together the flour and salt in a large mixing bowl. Stir in the water and oil.
    2. Knead dough for 10 mins or until mixture is smooth. You might need to add a bit more flour or water until the consistency is smooth but not sticky.
    3. Add food colouring and knead until the colour is fully blended.
    4. Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator until firm enough to use.

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    fantastic, i made this today and is the best play dough ive made so far, will definately be making again  -  06 Aug 2008  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    Great recipe! My 2yo will be thrilled when she wakes up from her nap. It's perfect for a rainy day, plus all ingredients in my cupboards!  -  12 Aug 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)


    Fan recipe, My kids loved it, only downside is i now have a bright red hand LOL.  -  26 Aug 2011  (Review from Allrecipes UK | Ireland)

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