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Play dough!

We love, love, love play dough, but it can get expensive having to relpace it all of the time when it dries out or gets mucky!


Did you know you can make a very good, cheap version yourself?


You will need…

1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour

½ cup salt

2 tablespoons cream of tartar

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 cup water with food coloring added

1 teaspoon vanilla essence (optional but it makes the playdough smell nice!)

How to…

Put all the ingredients into a large saucepan, and stir over a medium heat until the dough forms into a ball.

Allow to cool, and then knead until smooth.

Store in an airtight container to prevent drying out.