Play dough for a rainy day!

By popular request, here's the recipe for our preschool play dough for endless rainy day fun!



2 cups flour
1-cup salt
2 tbsp cream of tartar
2 tbsp oil
2-cups water
food coloring (opt)
food flavoring (peppermint, vanilla etc) (opt)


  • Mix all ingredients together in a saucepan.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the dough pulls away from the sides of the pan.
  • Knead the dough into a ball.
  • Store in airtight container.

--> Add glitter, glass stones, or other items to give play dough texture, color and added sensory experience!