Homemade Play Dough Recipe

By Domestic Charm



Make homemade playdough with your little ones. The recipe is edible, just in case some goes in the mouth.

Homemade Playdough

Approximate Time: 15 minutes


  • 2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 4 tablespoons cream of tartar
  • 2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • food coloring
  • medium sized pot


  1. Combine all of the ingredients into the pot, leaving out the food coloring. Cook over medium heat and stir about 3 to 5 minutes. It will look like a globby mess and you’ll think it is not turning out, but it will.Kneading Playdough 2

  2. When it forms a ball in the center of the pot, take it and knead it on a lightly floured surface. Playdough in a PotKneading Playdough

  3. Divide into balls and drop food coloring into each ball. Knead until the color in even. Adding Color to Playdough
  4. Store in an airtight container or plastic bag. Rolls of colorful homemade playdough