Playdough Recipe - How to make playdough


  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 Tbs Cream of tartar
  • ½ cup salt
  • 1 Tbs cooking oil
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • Food colouring (optional)


  1. Mix the flour, cream of tartar and salt in a large bowl. 
  2. In another bowl add the colouring and oil to the boiling water then pour into the dry ingredients. 
  3. Mix well then turn out onto a floured surface and knead until the dough stops sticking.