Homemade Play dough!
It doesn't have the yummy play dough smell, but it was free & will give us some fun stuff to do @ home this weekend. I only had blue & yellow food coloring on hand, thus the colors you see above - works for me! I thought about doing the green a bit darker, but well ... I am tired. And my forearms hurt. I realize that a tub of play dough isn't all that expensive, but a trip to the toy aisle can be!
2 cups flour
2 cups water
1 cup salt
2 Tbsp cooking oil
4 tsp cream of tarter
liquid food coloring
1. Mix ingredients in heavy pan
2. Cook over moderate heat for 3 minutes, stirring constantly
3. Remove from heat, but continue to stir until dough gets stiff
4. Cool on waxed paper
5. Add food coloring
Lifespan: several weeks, stored in sealed plastic bags in refrigerator.