Easy Homemade Playdough Recipe

easy homemade playdough recipe


  • ·         2 ½ cups of flour
  • ·         ½ cup of salt
  • ·         1 tablespoon of alum
  • ·         2 cups of water
  • ·         3 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • ·         Food coloring



  1. 1.       Mix all dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. 2.       Boil water and oil.
  3. 3.       Add food coloring.
  4. 4.       Add water, oil and food coloring mixture to the dry ingredients.
  5. 5.       Blend with a spoon.
  6. 6.       Knead mixture when it is cool enough to handle.
  7. 7.       Store playdough in a container with a tight lid (we prefer screw-top plastic containers).
  8. 8.       Enjoy!!


FYI – this playdough is so much fun and lasts for months!!

About Dara Fairman

I am a Time Management Strategist. I bring fun and simplicity to GOALS and TIME MANAGEMENT. I create fun, actionable, individualized and engaging ways to turn TIME into the sharpest tool in your toolbox for a life filled with intrinsic satisfaction, inner serenity, less stress and diminished guilt.

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