DIY / play dough

Making homemade play dough is easy

pâte à modeler et ustensiles

We all played with modeling clay when we were little, but there are many things to criticize about the ingredients of this industrial clay. That's why we offer you a recipe that is safe for your kids, no worries if they decide to chew it.

Other benefits of this recipe for homemade play dough, it is cheap, cruelty free et eco-friendly. Not only will you have fun making it with your kids, but once it's ready, they'll be proud to play with it, and it's a change from the famous salt dough.


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DIY / Homemade modeling clay


  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 bowl


  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of bicarbonate
  • 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil (olive, sunflower, colza...)
  • 1 cup of hot water
  • a few drops of food coloring
  • vanilla essential oil (optional)

How to

  1. Put the flour in a container.
  2. Add the water and oil.
  3. Mix.
  4. Add the baking soda and salt.
  5. Pour the mixture into the pan and heat the pan until the batter thickens.
  6.  When the batter comes away from the pan, remove it from the heat.
  7. Let the dough cool.
  8. When it is cool, knead it.
  9. Make balls of the size and color of your choice.
  10. Put a few drops of food coloring in each ball.
  11. Knead the dough balls well to mix the coloring.


Add theessential oil of vanilla if you wish to find the smell of our childhood.

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