Science Fun

Home Made Play Dough



  • 3 cups of flour
  • 1 ½ cups of salt
  • 6 tspn cream of tartar
  • 3 tbspn of oil
  • 3 cups of water


*Junior Scientists must have a responsible adult assistant to help!

  1. Dissolve salt in the water.
  2. Pour all ingredients into a large pot.
  3. Stir constantly over medium heat until a ball forms by pulling away from the sides.
  4. Knead the dough mixture until the texture matches playdough (1-2 minutes).
  5. Store in plastic container. Should last for at least 3 months.

You can even try adding a package of Kool Aid to give the playdough color and a nice scent!

Science Fun For Everyone: Science Explorer Kit

Product Description:
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