Easy Homemade Playdough Recipe

You will fall in love head over heels with this easy homemadeplaydough recipe as it is so smooth, soft and has the best smell ever. Say goodbye to store bought playdough, once you make your first batch of homemade playdough you will never look back.

This is one of the best playdough recipes ever as you’ll end up with a batch of nice looking and delicious smelling playdough.

Easy Homemade Playdough Recipe - Super soft and delicious smelling this is the only recipe you will ever need

What I love: They all smell great. Fruity, Delicious.
Cherry, Orange, Lemonade, Lemon Lime, Blue Raspberry Lemonade, Grape

Homemade Playdough Recipe

Ingredients for EACH color:

  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil (optional)
  • 1 packet, unsweetened drink mix (0.14 oz, 3.9g)
  • Yellow Food Coloring (optional)
  • Blue Food Coloring (optional)

Play dough ingredients

The blue and yellow colors were not very strong with just the drink mix, so I added some additional food coloring to make them more vibrant.

In a bowl, mix flour, cream of tartar and salt.

In a mixing cup, add warm water and drink mix. Stir until completely dissolved.

Add water to flour mixture and stir well. Set aside for about five minutes.


Knead on a floured surface until no longer sticky.

Store in an airtight container for about 2 weeks.

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Homemade Playdough Recipe

Homemade Play Dough Recipe

See how easy it is to make colorful homemade playdough? I am 100% sure you will be making this one over and over again and that your kids will love creating and learning with the help of this colorful scented dough.

The best homemade play dough recipe - so easy to make, lovely colors and smells delicious

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