No cooking Playdough Recipe
2 x cups of plain flour
2 x cups of hot water
2 x tablespoons of oil (can be cooking oil or baby oil)
1/2 a cup of table salt
Colouring as required
You can also add spices or glitter to your mix if you would like to.
Simply add all of these ingredients together and mix until it becomes stiff, then turn the mixture out onto a flat surface and knead until smooth.
Playdough is a very important resource in the Early Year Foundation Stage, it helps children develop their fine motor control and enables them to use their imagination. It can also be used to support the children in all areas of learning.
This recipe is the one we use in school and if it is stored in an airtight container or food bag can last up to a week before it starts to dry out.
It would be great to see some pictures of your homemade playdough!!
Some ideas on what to do with playdough: