Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Grandma Pam's Play dough

Growing up, playing with playdough was one of my favorite things to do. My mom's playdough is the best homemade recipe that I have found. It is cheap and so simple to make. I love making it in different colors for different holidays. Today we made St. Patrick's Day playdough...here is how you do it!

Grandma Pam's Playdough Recipe
1 1/2 C.water
1/2 C. salt
1 T. Alum(you can find this in the spice isle at the grocery store)
2 T. Mineral oil ( in the laxative isle at walmart)
1 T. Glycerin (in first aid isle at Walmart)
oil of cloves(optional, it makes it smell good but is not necessary)
Food Coloring
11/2 C. flour
Step# 1 Gather ingredients

Step # 2
Put 1st six ingredients in a pot and heat on the stove DO NOT BOIL!

Add food coloring, until you reach the desired color.

Step #4
Add flour and Knead until it is soft (I added fine glitter to the yellow for some golden fun)

Step #6
Find some cute kids, sit down and play. When you are done store in an air tight container.

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