Easy Homemade Playdough Recipe

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    Playdough can easily be made with very simple ingredients that we already have in our kitchen cupboard, for this easy homemade recipe you only need 5 ingredients and 5 minutes of your time.

What you’ll need

  • All-purpose flour    4 Tablespoons
  • Table Salt                2 Tablespoons                     
  • Lukewarm water     30ml
  • Food Colouring      5 Drops
  • Vegetable Oil          1 Tablespoon
  • Glitter ( Optional)
  • 2 Bowls 
  • 1 Tablespoon


Step 1

Add 4 Tablespoons of flour and 2 tablespoons of salt to a clean bowl and mix together.

Step 2

In bowl 2, add 30 ml of lukewarm water, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil and 5 drops of food colouring of your choice( you may need to add more, it’ll depend on how concentrated the colour is and how dark you need the colour shade to be). Stir the liquid until it’s homogeneous.

Step 3

Gradually add the flour and salt mixture into the liquid in bowl 2 and stir gradually until it thickens and forms a ball.

Step 4

Dust some flour on a flat surface and knead the dough until you get a perfect consistency.

Step 5

Get your rolling pin out and your dough cutter and have some fun with your kids 😀😀.

To store, wrap the dough in cling film or a ziplock bag and store in the refrigerator to keep it fresh and prevent it from drying out.

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