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Playdough Fun! The best playdough recipes.

Everyone has their favourite playdough recipes. These are a few of the tried and true recipes I have found over the years of working in child care and preschool.

I love playing Play Dough with kids! Sweet smelling play dough is my favourite!

Juice Playdough

1 1/4 cups flour

1/4 cup salt

102 pkgs. of juice crystals (e.g.. Kool aid)

3/4 cup boiling water

*Mix all ingredients together. Knead, Coll in fridge and knead again. Store in air tight container.

Cooked Playdough

1 cup flour

1/2 cup salt

1 cup water

2 tsp. cream of tarter

1 Tbsp. cooking oil

1 pkg. juice mix or a few drops food color

2 drops dish soap

*Cook all ingredients together in a pot until thick. Works best in a double boiler. When done remove from heat and add a couple of drops of dish soap. Store in an air tight container.

Baby Oil Playdough

3/4 cup flour

1/4 cup baby powder

1/4 cup salt

2 tsp. cream of tarter

1 Tbsp. baby oil

3/4 cup water

a few drops of food color.

*Mix all the dry ingredients. Then mix in oil, water and food color. Cook in a double boiler for a few minutes. Stir constantly until a ball forms. You can add drops of water if needed.

Playdough can be such a fun activity for all ages. I find even my teenagers will come to the table and play on a rainy day.

Enjoy your playdough play!

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