Homemade Play Dough

How to Make Homemade Play Dough
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1 cup of all-purpose flour
2 tsp cream of tartar
1/3 cup of salt
a few squirts of food coloring gel
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup of water

1. Combine 1 cup of flour, 2 teaspoons of cream of tartar, 1/3 cup of salt and 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Stir ingredients over medium/low heat.

2. As soon as ingredients begin to combine add in food coloring and stir to achieve desired shade.

3. Continue to stir until dough pulls away from the sides of the pan and gathers around the spoon.

4. Remove from pan to cool. Cool to room temp, knead and store in airtight container.


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