Play-Dough recipes

DYI Play Dough

Kool Aid Play Dough DYI video on how to make Play Dough at home.

Here’s a homemade recipe for Play-Dough.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp. cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • Food coloring

Directions:  Mix the first five ingredients together in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until the mixture is smooth.  Add a few drops of food coloring.  Let cool and store in a plastic zipper-closing bag.  Make as many batches as desired so there are lots of colors.

Here’s a Recipe WITHOUT Cream of Tartar

Easy DIY PlayDough recipe WITHOUT Cream of Tartar without cream of tartar and no cooking. Make the best playdough creations with no cream of tartar and cook free that kids will love.

4 cups of flour
11/2 cups salt
2 tbsp oil
1 cup water
food coloring

Here is the video demonstrating on how to make Koolaid® Play-Dough video (with Cream of Tartar)