Tuesday, 1 May 2018

Play Dough Recipes


Considering the popularity of play dough while its price is going high among other things, this recipe can be useful for mums, who would like to give an abundant supply of play dough to their kids. This recipe comes with a bonus, the children would like making play dough. I know this for I used #2 recipe with my son.


1. Everlasting play dough

  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 dessertspoon food colouring or powderpaint

Cook mixture in a pan over a medium heat, stirring all the time to prevent sticking. Remove from the heat when the mixture leaves the side of the pan.

2. Non cooking Everlasting play dough

It has the same ingredients as above, but
(a) Place all ingredients in a bowl except water.
(b) Pour on two cups of boiling water (from kettle) and stir well.
(c) Cool mixture and kneed

3. Stretchy play dough


  • Three pounds (lbs) of self-raising flour, mixed with 1 1/4 pints of water.

4. Easy play dough

One cup salt, one cup water and two cups flour; mixed it all up.

5. Dough for Pastry play


  • Three pounds (lbs), one pound of salt, two teaspoons of oil. 
  • Water as required.  Mix to make tough, pliable and easy to cut dough.

6. Runny play dough


  • Before starting to make this, consider the adults and children to have overalls ans cover the floor and tables.
  • Four ounces of cornflour and one teaspoon of powder paint.
  • Water to make thin paste. Mix together in a bowl and pour into tin tray with sides.


7. Modelling dough


  • One pound of self-raising flour and one pound of salt. 
  • Water as required to make dough.
  • This recipe is not sticky and is useful for model making as can be dried hard in slow oven or airing cupboard. When harden, it can be painted and or glazed.



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