I choose to make playdough because my son puts absolutely everything in his mouth and for some strange reason he enjoys eating disgusting things like sand and well even homemade playdough (Yuck!). This way I can let him play and don't need to worry if he tries, or even if he succeeds in eating it, because it is non-toxic. It's also cheap, fast and easy to make. And if you keep in in the refrigerator it will last forever! Ok, probably not forever but it will give you a good run.
So how do you make it? Well my friends, look no further than this post (or ah- hem, the back of your McKenzies Cream of Tartar container)!
-2 cups plain flour
-4 tbs cream of tartar
-2 tbs cooking oil
-1 cup of salt (or more if trying to deter your toddler from eating it!)
-2 cups water
-Mix the ingredients in a saucepan, stir over medium-high heat for 3-5 minutes or until the mixture congeals.
-Let cool and keep in the refrigerator when not in use
Do you have any other playdough recipes that you swear by? Leave me a comment or link it up to Tot Tuesdays this week.