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You will need:

  • 1 cup of plain flour

  • 1 cup of water

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar

  • half a cup of salt

  • food colouring (optional)


  • Place all the ingredients in a saucepan at a low heat. Stir continuously until the mixture thickens to a firm dough texture. 

  • Store in airtight container in the fridge. It should keep like this for up to 2 weeks.

Play Ideas:

  • Great and relaxing activity. Use with various cutters, rolling pins or pots and pans.

Areas of Development:

  • Moving and Handling

  • Being imaginative

  • Communication and language

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