Make your own Playdough

Make your own playdough - here is a no cook recipe to try with kids.

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    What you need

    bowl x3, warm water, food colouring (optional), vegetable oil, 125g flour, 100g fine salt

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    Step 1

    Put 6 teaspoons of warm water into 2 bowls. If adding colour, drop a couple of drops into each bowl now.

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    Step 2

    Add 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil to each bowl and mix.

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    Step 3

    In a separate bowl, mix the flour and salt.

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    Step 4

    Divide the dry mixture into the two bowls evenly (approx 62g), and stir until you reach a crumbly mixture.

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    Step 5

    Tip the mixture out onto a chopping board and knead until nice and soft. Add a drop more water if needed.

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