Home made play dough is a really good senso play for kids and they could play for hours, with this home made version you won't have to worry about the toxins found in store bought ones and won't worry about kids putting them in there mouth. It's made with things you already have in the house and you could use whatever scent you fancy..
- 1 cup flour
- 1 cup water
- 2 tsp. cream of tarter
- 1/3 cup salt
- 1 TBS olive oil
- Food Coloring
So here is what you do:
In a sauspan add the flour salt cream of tartar
Then add the water and the oil and mix well ,turn on the heat to medium and strir as if your life depended on it:-)
It will start of being lumpy just mix mix mix and add the food coloring, it will start to stick at the bottom of the pan and when it's not runny of wet any more take it of the heat and take it out on your workspace. Wait a few minute to cool down and them add your essential oils and Knead.
Store it in a air proof container or a ziplock bag ..
For blue I used lavender
For red geranium
For green spearmint
For yellow tangerine
This can be stored for ever and won't go bad.. Kids will love it and because of the essential oils is very calming and relaxing .
Happy playdouing :-))
It would also make an excellent gift if added in a nice bag with cookie cutters and rolling pin ..