Fun recipes

Playdough Recipe

  • 2 cups of plain flour
  • 2 cups of colored water (food coloring)
  • 1 tbsp. of cooking oil
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 cup of salt
  • Place all of the ingredients in a medium size or large pan.
  • Cook slowly on medium-high and stir it until the playdough thickens.
  • Thought there would be more steps? Nope, we keep it simple.
Keep the finished playdough in a plastic container in the fridge, that way it lasts a lot longer..
This recipe takes less than 10 minutes, giving you more time to enjoying the finished playdough.

Simple Goop Recipe
This goop recipe requires only two ingredients. It’s perfect for younger children, since both ingredients are non-toxic. No need to worry if some of it accidentally gets ingested.

You’ll Need

Mix the water and cornstarch in a small shallow dish. The new product behaves both like the liquid water and like the solid cornstarch. Ask kids to press their finger in the mixture, or pour it into a second dish. 

Silly Putty

1 part liquid starch
1 part elmers glue

Pour glue into starch. Work with hands until it becomes smooth and stretchy and all liquid is absorbed. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Finger Paint
2 cups flour
2 tsp. salt
2 and 1/2 cups cold water
2 cups hot water

Mix the flour and salt. Add cold water. Beat until smooth and gradually add hot water. Boil until clear, beat until smooth and add food coloring.

Edible Finger Paint

Pudding made with 3/4 the amount of liquid called for in the recipe, or Baby food, or Whipped cream and food coloring

Soap Paint

1 cup Ivory Snow, Dreft or Cheer

Beat ingredients until like cake frosting. Use enough water to receive the desired consistency. Add food-coloring. Use brushes or fingers to paint on table, aluminum foil or paper.