How to make homemade Playdough

There are a couple of kids playdough recipes here on the Fresh In The Kitchen website, but this one is the best for a smooth and silky result. The perfect activity to keep the kids entertained during school holidays or weekends.


2 tablespoons of cream of tartar

1/2 cup of salt

1 tablespoon of cooking oil

1 cup boiling water

food colouring of your choice (we love Blue as it makes Smurf Playdough)

2 cups flour


Mix first 5 ingredients together in the order as above.

Add your flour.

Mix and knead.

Then play! And look at the positive learning outcomes of playing with playdough…

Why playdough?

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