Homemade Eco-Friendly Play Doh

By | August 17, 2009

play doughAll kids love to play with Play Doh, but the store bought stuff is full of chemicals & toxins. Yuck!

Think about making your little ones an eco-friendly Play Doh right at home. All you need is salt & flour as the key ingredients plus a few other household items. Here’s how to do it…

What you’ll need:

  • 1 Large Bowl
  • 1 cup Salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Warm Water
  • 3 cups Flour
  • Food Coloring (optional)
  • Lemon, Orange or Other Fragrance Oils (optional)
  • Mixing Spoon
  • Air Tight Container
  • Refrigerator

How to make it:

  • Pour 1 cup salt into large bowl.
  • Add 1 1/4 cups warm water, mix well.
  • Add 3 cups flour, mix well some more.
  • Add food coloring & fragrance oils if you choose.
  • Knead into ball, seal in air tight container and refrigerate – over night for best results.

3 thoughts on “Homemade Eco-Friendly Play Doh

  1. Catherine

    We love play-doh in our house and creating our own assures there are no toxic ingredients. We stopped trusting labels a long time ago.

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