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how do you make home made play doh

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Smiley001

Asked by Smiley001 at 11:00 AM on Sep. 28, 2010 in Hobbies & Crafts

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  • ive never heard of making homeade ply dough so ill bump :)
    newmommyjazz

    Answer by newmommyjazz at 11:02 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Materials


    1 cup water
    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1/2 cup salt
    1 tablespoon cream of tartar
    Food coloring
    Saucepan
    1 cup flour
    Directions

    Combine water, oil, salt, cream of tartar, and food coloring in a saucepan and heat until warm.
    Remove from heat and add flour.
    Stir, then knead until smooth. The cream of tartar makes this dough last 6 months or longer, so resist the temptation to omit this ingredient if you don't have it on hand.
    Store this dough in an airtight container or a Ziploc freezer bag.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:04 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • You can also make peanutbutter playdough:
    Mix 1-cup of peanutbuttter
    1/4 cup of honey
    1/2 cup of powdered milk
    add more powdered milk to make dough stiff

    Have fun and eat when your done!
    dmbutler

    Answer by dmbutler at 11:29 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • My mom and I used to make it when i was a kid. :)
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 11:35 AM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • Go to Wal Mart...I have never made it
    luvmy4kidsinAL

    Answer by luvmy4kidsinAL at 1:33 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • I know that it can be done, but I have no idea how.
    christy_lvr

    Answer by christy_lvr at 2:09 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

  • My recipie is:

    1 cup flour
    1 cup warm water
    2 tsp cream of tarter
    1 tsp veg. oil
    1/4 cup salt
    food coloring (I prefer the gel)

    Stir it all in a pan on low until it forms into dough. Then let it cool down.
    I roll it in a ball and cut it into 4ths and color each quarter a different color.
    This is so soft and lasts for awhile. The kids love it!
    chrstn_rm

    Answer by chrstn_rm at 3:53 PM on Sep. 28, 2010

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