This is how we make it:
2 c. flour
1 c. salt
4 T. vegetable oil
4 T. apple cider vinegar PLUS add enough BOILING water to equal to 2 c. total
I use canola oil but only because that is what we use at our house. Whatever kind you use will work fine. The glitter is also optional but the kids (even the boys) like glitter in their Play-Doh. We use blue glitter in the blue Play-Doh, etc. but you can mix and match. Just do what you want and have fun with the whole process.
Help your children measure up and pour in the flour, salt and oil into a medium sized bowl. Then have the adult measure and pour in the vinegar and hot water. Stir well. Once you have it mixed up good, divide it up into four equal sizes. Place each glob into a separate bowl and add a few drops of food coloring and glitter. Once each batch is mixed up, put it on the table and knead it a bit. Once that is complete you are ready to play with it.
Just remember that homemade Play-Doh is a lot softer than store bought. My kids like it better because of this. Store each color in its own baggie.
|Conner playing with some of the Play-Doh we made.|
|Ronny trying to decide on his masterpiece!|