How To Make Playdough

by | Apr 11, 2022 | DIY

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In some of our blogs, we love to demonstrate fun activities that can be enjoyed by parents along with their kids. So, in today’s article, we will teach you how to make playdough. There is no doubt that this will be a fun activity which can be enjoyed by everyone in the house. Don’t worry. The playdough can be prepared with all the daily ingredients available at home. So, let us start preparing it.


To make playdough, we need the following essentials.


  • Bowl


  • 2 cups of Flour
  • 2 Tbsp of Oil
  • 1/2 Cup of Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Cream of Tartar
  • 1 1/2 Cup Boiling Water
  • Gel Food Coloring

Steps To Make Playdough

Step 1: The first step is to take a bowl and pour 2 cups of flour.

Pouring 2 Cups of Flour

Step 2: The second step is to add half a cup of salt to the bowl.

Adding Salt

Step 3: You should add and mix two tbsp tartar creams in the third step.

Mixing Tartar Cream

Step 4: Now, take two tbsp of oil and mix it with the dough.

Mixing Oil

Step 5: Next, boil water and pour in the mixture.

Pouring Hot Water

Step 6: Gently start mixing all the ingredients until a dough is prepared.


Step 7: Once the dough is cooled, separate it into equal parts and roll it into balls.

Making Equal Dough

Step 8: Now, punch the dough or make a hole in the middle for pouring the gel food dye into it.

Punching Doughs

Step 9: Slowly pour the gel dye into the bowl.

Puring Gel Dye

Step 10: The next step is to knead the dough until it is completely mixed.

Kneading Dough

How To Make A Play dough



  • You can add your favourite food flavours to the playdough.

Things To Remember

  • While pouring hot water, take care of yourself.


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