Some parents think that homemade play dough requires too much effort. It doesn’t. This play dough recipe takes 10 minutes to make and children can happily assist.

10-Minute Play Dough Recipe

2 cups flour

3/4 cup Salt

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

4 tablespoons cream of Tartar

2 cups Water


Combine all ingredients in  a pot (add water gradually, mixing well.) Continue to stir, while cooking on a medium heat, until the dough begins to form a ball in the center of the pot. Cool and knead.

Separate into balls. Add a different color of food coloring to each ball. Knead again, this time wearing rubber gloves to not stain your hands.

About Dr. Anastasia

Dr. Anastasia Halldin holds a Ph.D in holistic nutrition. She is a homeschooling mother of four boys and a girl. Dr. Anastasia starred on a yoga TV show. She also produced and appeared in thirteen yoga DVDs. Dr. Anastasia speaks four languages and loves doing crafts with her children. She adores sharing her easy healthy family recipes with other mothers.
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