Cooked Playdough

2 cups flour

2 cups water

1 cup salt

2 tablespoons oil

4 teaspoons cream of tartar

food coloring

Cook for 3 minutes to the consistency of mashed potatoes. Turn out on waxed paper to cool. Knead & add food coloring. Store in plastic bag or air tight container.

No Cook Playdough

1 cup water

3 cups flour

1 & 1/2 cup salt

1/4 cup oil

food coloring or 1 tablespoon powdered Tempura Paint

Combine all ingredients & mix. Add more flour if mixture is too sticky. Store in plastic bag or air tight container.


2 cups warm water

3 cups cornstarch

food coloring

Put ingredients in a bowl & mix with your hands. Dig in & have fun!

Silly Putty

2 parts Elmer’s Glue

1 part liquid starch

Mix with knife. Knead until you can form a  ball.

Finger Paint

3 cups Vano Starch

1 cup soap flakes

Mix & boil to dissolve. Then cool until comfortable to use.


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