Play-Time Activities: How to Make Homemade Play Dough (No Cooking Required) by Gigi Gaggero

Play-Time Activities: How to Make Homemade Play Dough (No Cooking Required)

No-cook play dough? Yes! Because I know you don’t feel like cooking, especially for a craft! 

You'll need:

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • food coloring
  • edible sparkles

Here’s how to make it:

  1. Double a gallon-size plastic zipper bag.
  2. Mix dry ingredients in plastic bag.
  3. Mix liquids together before adding to dry mixture.
  4. Combine and mix until pliable.
  5. Remove from the bag and store in an airtight container.

Plastic is your friend today! Purchase and fill a plastic cleaning organizer with cookie cutters and rolling pins. Line the kitchen table with a disposable plastic tablecloth – one you would use for a party. Tape it down so it does not end up all over the floor. Place the bin in the center of the table. Tell the kids the rules, and then have at it! All done? Roll up the plastic tablecloth and store it away for the next time!

Wilton Silver Cake Sparkles
Wilton Silver Cake Sparkles $5
Add shimmering, edible color to your cakes - or play dough!
Wilton Edible Glitter, Gold
Wilton Edible Glitter, Gold $7
Perfect for use on iced cakes, cupcakes and cookies - or sprinkle on drinks for twinkling toasts.
Wilton Purple Cake Sparkles
Wilton Purple Cake Sparkles $5
Add shimmering color to your desserts!

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
How fun is this?! Thank you for the great tip for kids - this will be especially helpful on cold-weather days when kids are stir crazy! Chef Gigi Gaggero
Mike Prochaska
Great way to make playdoh

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