Homemade Play Dough

Prep Time: 0 mins Cook Time: 3 mins


  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 1/2 Cup Table Salt (such as Mortons)
  • 2 Tsp Cream of Tartar
  • Food Coloring (you can use as much or as little as you want depending on how intense you want the color)


1. Place all the ingredients in a saucepan or pot and stir with a
wooden spoon over low heat until smooth, about 2-3 minutes.
2. Remove from the pot and place on a counter top or a piece of waxed or parchment paper.
3. Knead until dough is smooth and elastic.
4. You’re ready to play! (Make sure to keep it in a ziploc bag or tupperware to retain it’s moisture when you’re not using it).