Saturday, February 27, 2010

Playin' Nice with some Playdough



Sometimes after the sledding is over, the snowmen are built and snowball battles have appointed victors kids need to discover some fun things to do while indoors. What we found is an old childhood favorite of ours. Making playdough. Its educational and oh so enjoyable for kids and parents a like. So dig in and and create those old childhood memories with your own tyke.

You'll need:
Flour 3cups
Salt 1 1/2 cups
Water 3 cups
Vegetable Oil 2TB.
Cream of tartar 1TB.
Food coloring few drops or unsweetened "Kool-Aid" 1pkg.

Mix ALL of the ingredients in a large saucepan.
Cook over medium low heat, until the dough comes away
from the edges of the pan and it becomes difficult to move the spoon. Remove from heat. Cool until it can be handled.
Place on counter or wax paper knead 3-4 times.
Store in an air tight container.

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