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How to make Playdough

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When autumn arrives, rainy days can leave us parents tearing our hair out as bored children run riot. Playdough is a great way to engage your little ones in a creative way. And here's the good news: you don't have to spend £1 a pot to get hold of some. Read on to find out just how easy DIY playdough is to make!
What you'll need: 
Flour (1 cup)
Recently boiled water (1 cup)
Salt (half a cup)
Cream of tartar (1 tbsp)
Oil (1 tbsp)
Food colouring (a few drops)
Mixing bowl & spoon
Sandwich bags (or similar)
1: 
Put the flour, salt, cream of tartar and oil into the bowl.
2: 
Add a few drops of food colouring to a cup of hot water.
3: 
Add the water/colouring mixture to the bowl.
4: 
Mix vigorously!
5: 
Bag up for hours of winter fun!
6: 
Repeat using a different colour.
7: 
Thats it. There really are no more steps.
Warnings: 
Make sure you allow the kettle water to cool sufficiently to avoid scalding
Observe normal kitchen safety procedures (i.e keep children away from boiling kettles)

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