Uncooked Play Dough



  1. 5 c. flour
  2. 2 c. salt
  3. 4 Tbsp. water
  4. 4 Tbsp. salad oil
  5. food coloring (optional)


  1. Mix flour and salt.
  2. Add water slowly to make a pliable mixture.
  3. Add oil to prevent hardening.
  4. You can add a few drops of food coloring to the water for color before adding it to the flour and salt.
  5. Mix it all up.
  6. A good way to mix: Sit down on the kitchen floor with a big bowl with your preschooler and start to pour it together!
  7. Store in plastic container or plastic bag that seals well.