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salt dough play dough

a diy playdough that is safe and so soft
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Yield: 1 batch
Cost: less than $5


  • sauce pan
  • spatula
  • food storage bags


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup salt
  • 4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp vegitable oil


  • mix¬†together the flour, salt and cream of tartar in sauce pan.
  • add the water and oil, you may also add food coloring if only doing one color.
  • cook over medium heat, stirring constantly. continue stirring until the dough thickens and begins to clump together.
  • remove from heat and then place into a food storage bag or onto waxor parchment paper.¬†allow to cool then knead until smooth and if adding colors until they are mixed well.
  • store in air tight containers in the fridge, the dough will last a couple of months this way.