How to make your own Playdough (Play-doh) in minutes

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Here's how to make your own Playdough (Play-doh) in minutes without baking.

No cooking, no Cream Of Tartar, just a super simple Salt Dough recipe that'll provide anything from fun and games (a super cheap Rapidough alternative, anyone?) to stress relief.

Homemade Play doh 'Ingredients'

  • 3 cups of normal flour
  • 2 table spoons of corn flour
  • A cup of salt
  • A cup of cold water
  • 2 tea spoons of vegetable oil
  • Food colouring or paint, etc.

How to make the Playdough

  1. Add the flour, salt and corn flour into a mixing bowl
  2. Add either the food colouring or paint to the water then pour that into the flour.
  3. Add in the vegetable oil
  4. Mix it all together and...
  5. HAVE FUN!

(NB Don't eat it!!!)

About the author: Thomas Brella

Thomas Brella is the founder of Student Hacks, starting the website in 2013 while studying at the University of Brighton to share tips and tricks on life as a cash-strapped student. He's now spent over 10 years scoping out the best ways to live on a budget

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