Homemade play dough is truly lovely....it is soft and smooth and just the right texture for all your creations. You can store home made play dough in an air tight container or bag for weeks on end. And best of all, you can get creative and make changes to your own version of homemade play dough by adding different colors, glitter, and scents. Create an invitation to play with the dough by setting up a tray with options like beads, buttons, pipe cleaners, etc.! Go crazy and enjoy this recipe.
1 cup sifted plain flour
1/2 cup salt
2 Tablespoons cream of tartar
2 Tablespoons oil of your choice
1 cup water
your choice of food coloring
Mix all the ingredients together in a pot. Place on the the stove over medium-high heat. Stir constantly until it thickens and forms a ball. Remove from heat. Let it cool until you are able to handle it. Knead for several minutes.
If you are adding glitter, do this during the kneading process.