Playdough modeling clay comes in a variety of colors and can easily bring out your child’s creativity. Here are some recipes to make your own playdough with household ingredients.
Honey peanut butter playdough (this recipe is edible)
– 1 cup of peanut butter – 1 cup of honey – 1 cup of powdered milk – 1 cup of oatmeal Mix the ingredients together and add more powdered milk if necessary.
Colored playdough (this recipe is NOT edible)
– 4 cups of flour – ¼ cups of non-toxic powdered paint – ¼ cups of salt – 1½ cups of water – 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil or olive oil
Mix the flour, powdered paint and salt. Gradually add the water and oil and start kneading the playdough while you pour. If the playdough is too hard add more water and if it is too sticky add more flour.
Koolaid playdough (this recipe is NOT edible)
– 3 cups of flour – ½ cup of salt – 2 cups of boiling water – 2 Koolaid packages
Mix the flour, salt and Koolaid. Add the boiling water. Knead the playdough on a floured board. If needed sprinkle more flour on the playdough.
Store the playdough in sealed containers in the refrigerator.
Remember to always supervise your children while playing with playdough.