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Homemade Play Dough

Author: Cristen


  • 2 C All Purpose Flour
  • 1 C Salt
  • 1 t Cream of Tartar
  • 2 T Vegetable Oil
  • 2 C Warm Water


  • In a medium saucepan, combine flour, salt and cream of tartar. Stir to combine.
  • Add oil and warm water, stir well.  Place saucepan over medium to medium high heat (6.5/10) and cook dough for about 3 minutes, until pliable yet firm.
  • Turn out on counter top, let cool a few minutes. Divide dough in half, if desired.
  • Color accordingly with food coloring (15 drops per half of dough). Add glitter, scented oils or extracts to further customize.