Making your own non-toxic play dough is a super fun rainy day activity you can do with your kids:
2 cups flour
1 cup salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups water with several drops of food coloring added*
4 teaspoons cream of tartar
Mix ingredients together in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir constantly until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and turn dough onto a plate to cool. Store in a covered container or plastic bag. Finished creations can be baked slowly in the oven until hardened, then painted.
*You can also add vegetable juices or mashed up vegetables, such as carrots, beets, or spinach for color instead of food coloring.
Tipped Off By: Mother Earth Living
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