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Quick & Easy Play Dough

Quick & Easy Play Dough

Who doesn’t love playdough? And, it’s easy and fun to make your own!

What You’ll Need:

1 c flour
1 Tbsp cream of tartar
1/2 c salt
1 Tbsp oil
1 c water
Food coloring

What You’ll Do:

Step 1. Combine the first four ingredients together.
Step 2. Mix the food coloring with the water and add it to the flour mixture. Step 3. Microwave the mixture for 1 minute on high.
Step 4. Stir and microwave again for another minute.
Step 5. Stir and let sit until cool enough to handle.
Step 6. Knead well!

Parent Tip:

Follow your kids lead! Empower them to mold and shape the dough wherever their imagination takes them.

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