Gennie's Glittery Play Dough Recipe
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MAKE YOUR OWN PLAY DOUGH AT HOME!
1 Cup Water ½ Cup Salt 3 tsp Liquid Water Color* or Food Coloring 2 TBLS. Oil 2 tsp. Cream of Tartar 1-3 TBLS glitter (optional) 1-2 tsp vanilla or peppermint extract** 1 Cup Flour + 1/4 Cup Flour as needed while kneading
In a saucepan over low heat, mix all ingredients except flour.
Once ingredients are combined and starting to heat up, add flour. Keep stirring until mixture starts forming a dough ball. Remove from heat.
Dump onto counter, knead (careful, it’s hot!). If it is too sticky, add some more flour (I usually add about 1/4 C more flour). Let cool.
Store in a sealed container or a zip top bag and it will last a long time!
*I love the bright colors of Colorations Liquid Water Color, which can be purchased at Discount School Supply or on Amazon. But, food coloring works great, too!
** I think play dough smells yucky. I always add a scent to my play dough. You can use ANY extract you want! Vanilla is my “go to” because it is what I usually have in the house, but I’ve used lemon, peppermint, even coffee! Get creative!