My kids LOVE Playdough so there has been a lot of DIY Playdough action at our place of late. I like to shake things up, so after we did our Summery Lemon Playdough, I decided I wanted to try something a little different.
We are big strawberry fans in our house so I thought I would try my hand at incorporating that! I used our No Cook Playdough Recipe and added red food colouring & strawberry essence – ta dar! Beautifully soft, gorgeous smelling, no cook playdough that the kids got hours of play out of – even my 10 year old niece enjoyed playing with it!.
To make your own you will need:
1 cup of flour
1/2 cup of salt
2 tbs of cream of tartar
1 tbs of oil
Red food colouring (as much as required for the colour you desire…we used about 20 drops)
1 cup of boiling water
10 drops of Strawberry Essence
Mix all ingredients except the boiling water together into a large mixing bowl
Add the boiling water and mix well (Note, the food colouring will mix in better if added to the boiling water) Please take care when using boiling water around children.
Stir well until the mixture is well combined – you may find you will need to knead it to incorporate all of the colour evenly.
That’s it! In 5 minutes you have whipped up your very own Playdough fit for hours of play!
We got a bit creative and made a strawberry out of our dough…we used some chocolate chips & the leaves from some strawberries… I think it’s cute : )
Oh and you can store your playdough in an air tight container for weeks too!
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