Creating play dough is a great sensory activity. It is also a great way to ensure your play dough is eco-friendly and non-toxic. We have used this recipe for years and it is so easy and fool proof! Add essential oils and natural dyes to create a multi-sensory experience. There are several developmental benefits to playing with play dough, such as fine motor development and providing sensory support. If your child has a gluten sensitivity, use our gluten-free play dough recipe.
Play Dough Ingredients
2 cups flour
1 cup salt
2 cups water
1 tablespoon vegetable oil or coconut oil
4 teaspoons cream of tartar
5 drops of essential oil (optional)
Natural Play Dough Recipe
- Mix all ingredents together and place on a pot on the stove.
- Continually stir while over medium heat.
- Once you form a dough, remove from heat.
- Let cool.
- Knead the dough.
- Keep sealed in an air tight jar.