The Best Play Dough Recipe: Soft, Stretchy and Colorful!
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This recipe makes the softest, stretchiest and most colorful play dough that keeps really well.
Recipe type: Play Dough
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1 squirt of dish soap
  • 1 Tbsp cream of tartar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • Gel food coloring
  1. Measure and pour the water and oil into a saucepan.
  2. Measure and mix the cream of tartar, dish soap flour and salt into the saucepan and whisk.
  3. When the dough resembles cake batter, place the saucepan on low heat and cook while stirring. Take the saucepan off of the stove when the dough leaves the sides of the pan and starts forming a ball.
  4. Let it cool, divide it, and knead food coloring into it.
  5. Store in an airtight container.
Recipe by The DIY Mommy at