Melisa Singh

Melisa Singh

Melisa Singh's motto: If there’s a way to do it better . . . find it. ~ Edison

Homemade Playdough – A No Cook Playdough Recipe with Easy Instructions!

Homemade Playdough Recipe:

Play Dough Ingredients 2

Step 1: Combine flour, cream of tartar, salt and oil in a large bowl.

Step 2: Boil 2 cups of water.

Step 3: Put food coloring into boiled water.

Play Dough Food Coloring

Step 4: Slowly add boiled water to the dry mixture until it forms together and is sticky. You will probably not need the two full two cups.

Step 5: Add more food coloring (if needed) and a few drops of glycerine (optional for shine).

Play Dough in bowls

Step 6: Knead the mixture for a few minutes until most of the stickiness is gone. When the dough resembles play-doh you are done!

No Cook Playdough

No Cook Playdough

Step 7: Store dough for up to six months in an airtight bag or container.

Play Dough I Love You


Homemade Playdough – Video

Some of the play dough videos on YouTube are long or complicated so I thought I would create this one for anyone looking to watch a quick and simple video that uses the best no cook playdough recipe (above).


Make Your Own Playdough

Feel free to add variations to your dough such as glitter, essential oils or other elements that will give it that special touch!

If you make your own playdough based on this recipe, please let me know how it went in the comments!



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