Play Dough

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Difficulty: Easy - for beginners


1 c flour
1/2 c salt
1 TBSP powdered alum
1 c water
1 TBSP cooking oil
2 TBSP vanilla
a few drops of food coloring

(I have known people to add dry Kool-Aid as well)


Mix all dry ingredients.

Mix oil, water, food coloring and vanilla. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the consistency of mashed potatoes.

Remove from heat, Turn out onto waxed paper and knead until smooth.

Store in air-tight container.


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