Making Play Dough


Making play dough can be simple using ingredient that you may already have in the back of your cupboards. follow the simple steps to create your own play dough.

Materials needed

  • 2 and 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/4th cup or salt
  • 3 tablespoons of cooking oil
  • Warm water 1 cup
  • Food colouring

Step 1 -Add salt and flour

  • Place 2 and a 1/2 cups of  flour into a bowl
  • Add 1/4 of a cup salt
  • Mix them together

Step 2 – Add Water

  • Mix a few drops or food colouring to the water
  • Mix the coloured water in with the flour and salt until water had soaked up

Step 3 – Add Oil

  • Add the Cooking oil this will help stop the dough from bring sticky

You can at this point if the colour wasn’t how you wanted it add more food colouring, but I would suggest wearing gloves when mixing it with your hand.

You can also add some cinnamon or other smells to this or some glitter to make it sparkly.

Finally the play-dough is ready to explore

Storing the play-dough for another day

Place the play-dough into plastic bags and keep them in the fridge, this will keep is moist and good to use another day.

Throw play-dough away when it loses freshness