Cooked Playdough Recipe


World’s Best Playdough Recipe Courtesy of Parents and Children Together (

2 cups white flour

2 cups water

½ cup salt

2 TBSP oil

4 tsp Cream of Tartar

4 tsp food color

Mix salt, flour, and cream of tartar in a heavy medium pot . Add water, oil and food coloring. Cook and stir over medium heat. When the mixture forms a ball in the pot, turn it out and knead on a lightly floured surface. Store the play-dough in an air-tight container, preferably in the fridge. Serve with cookie cutters, rolling pins, necklaces and rings (for imprinting), cupcake trays, garlic press, etc

Judy Arnall

is a professional international award-winning Parenting Speaker, and Trainer, Mom of five children, and author of the best-selling, “Discipline Without Distress: 135 tools for raising caring, responsible children without time-out, spanking, punishment or briberyShe specializes in “Parenting the Digital Generation (403) 714-6766

About Judy Arnall, BA, DTM, CCFE

BA, DTM, CCFE, Certified child development specialist and master of non-punitive parenting and education practices. Keynote speaker and best-selling author of "Discipline Without Distress", "Parenting With Patience", "Attachment Parenting Tips Raising Toddlers to Teens", and "Unschooling To University."
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