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Nature's Playdough

Nature's Playdough
Photo by: Nancy M.

Nancy M. Submitted by: Nancy M.

Use veggie juice to color this playdough!

Time
15 minutes
Ages
18 - 60 months
Group size
1 - 8 tots
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Supplies

  • 1 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Salt
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons Cream of tartar
  • Juice (Beet, Carrot, Spinach)

Steps

  1. Mix flour, salt, cream of tartar, oil, and slowly add the water.
  2. Cook over medium heat, stirring until dough becomes stiff.
  3. Turn out onto wax paper and let cool.
  4. Knead the playdough with your hands until of proper consistency.
  5. Use as is, or divide into balls and add a few drops of the vegetable juices to make green, pink, and orange.

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