Fun to Play | Clay and Other Dough
for parents and their young children
- 1 cup white flour
- 1/4 cup salt
- 2 tablespoons cream of tartar
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2 teaspoons food coloring
- 1 cup water
Mix flour, salt and cream of tartar in a medium pot or an electric fry pan. Add water, food coloring and oil. Stir over medium heat for 3-5 minutes. The mixture will look like a mess, this is normal. When the mixture forms a ball in the center of the pot, take it out and put in on a floured or oiled surface. Knead it. Be careful; it is hot. After kneading for several minutes, place in a plastic bag or airtight container and store in the fridge.
Variation: Add a box of flavored gelatin mix to the dry ingredients. This gives added color and aroma.
(2 years and older)