One of our most favorite DIY dough recipes to make ever is an Easy Play Dough Recipe!
Making playdough dough doesn’t have to be hard.
It can be so easy with the right ingredients and a little secret ingredient to go along with it (love!)
This is a recipe for playdough making that is super easy peasy and can be done in minutes – no joke!
If you are looking for a non cooked homemade playdough recipe, then you are in the right place.
We’ve made our share of playdough DIY recipes:
But, this time around I will be showing you how easy it is to make this colorful DIY rainbow playdough.
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How do you make easy homemade playdough?
The best easy playdough recipe in my opinion is one that has really nice and specific measurements and a pinch of love to it.
This playdough consisted of:
1 Cup of Flour
1 Cup of Warmer Water mixed with a generous amount, a few drops, of food coloring (this is to make the colors brighter!)
½ Cup of Salt
½ Teaspoon Cream of Tartar
1 Tbs of Coconut oil (Olive oil/cooking oil will work too)
How do you make playdough without cream of tartar?
We made a DIY Playdough Recipe that did not contain cream of tartar.
Check out our easy homemade playdough recipe WITHOUT cream of tartar here.
Super easy and simple and I love that there are SO many different ways to create and make an easy homemade playdough recipe whether it be a 2 ingredient playdough recipe, a 3 ingredient playdough recipe or an easy recipe playdough that does not include cream of tartar.
How do you make homemade playdough without cooking?
How do you make a homemade playdough recipe without cooking?
I like to make sure that I heat up the water in a thermostat so that when it comes time to mixing there is no need to heat over a stovetop – just use the warmer water!
Very easy and effective way for making the best homemade playdough in my opinion.
DIY play doh doesn’t have to be hard. It can be so easy with this simple method.
What does cream of tartar do for playdough?
Cream of tartar in playdough just makes the playdough act a bit smoother to touch and it also adds a bit of elasticity to the playdough.
It is pretty much a preservative that allows for the playdough to last a bit longer.
This specific play dough recipe is a cream of tartar playdough recipe.
Related: Looking for a DIY Playdough recipe without cream of tartar?
Check out our Best play dough recipe WITHOUT CREAM OF TARTAR here.
How do you make playdough with 3 ingredients?
The best playdough recipe using 3 ingredients can look more like a 2 ingredient playdough.
The only extra ingredient that would make it a 3 ingredient playdough recipe can look like adding:
Food Coloring to bring in that color.
Glitter or Sequence to add a bit of a flair to the playdough
These are some ideas of what would make a 2 ingredient playdough turn into a 3 ingredient playdough quickly.
A 3 Ingredient playdough is just a 2 ingredient playdough with a bit of fashion to it. 😀
Here are some of our 2 ingredient playdoughs turned 3 ingredient playdoughs:
Super easy and super fun!
Related: Check out our Koolaid Playdough here! 😀
How do you make playdough with 2 ingredients?
How is play dough made with only 2 ingredients?
Super easy peasy!
All you really need to make a 2 ingredient playdough is a base and a liquid,
For example, this 2 ingredient playdough recipe is such a fun dough play recipe and only incorporates:
Conditioner (hair conditioner)
When mixed together, it is THE SOFTEST playdough ever!!
Check out our FAVORITE 2 INGREDIENT playdough recipe here.
Fun Things to do with Playdough
Here are some ideas of fun things to try with playdough:
I hope that you enjoyed this simple set of playdough ideas and this DIY play dough recipe!
Have fun and enjoy!
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