Bread of life: Play dough recipe
An activity for very young children
Play dough recipe
Ingredients: 150 g plain flour, 75 g salt, 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, 300ml water, a few drops of food colouring.
Method: Sieve the flour, salt and cream of tartar together into a pan. Add the oil and food colouring to the water and add this slowly to the dry ingredients, stirring over a low heat. Mix until it forms a mass. Knead for a couple of minutes. This will keep in an airtight container for a week.
See also: Gluten-free play dough recipe