Play dough Recipe

Here is an easy play dough recipe for you and your preschooler to have fun with at home. You will get a reminder when it is your turn to bring in play dough for the class. Happy cooking!


3 cups flour

1½ cup salt

6 tablespoons cream of tartar

3 tablespoons cooking oil

3 cups water

Food coloring (any color, as you wish)


  1. Heat all ingredients over low heat in saucepan, stirring until ball forms.
  2. Knead the dough, adding water if too thick or flour if too sticky.
  3. Store in an air-tight, plastic container.