DIY Playdough Mix in a Jar!

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Homemade Playdough is ridiculously easy to make, super fun for little ones, and the mix makes such a simple and thrifty Gift in a Jar, too!

What You’ll Need:

What You’ll Do:

  • Combine ingredients in mixing bowl and stir, then transfer to a mason jar.
  • Affix a tag with the following instructions: “DIY Playdough Mix!  Add entire contents of jar, 1 cup Water and 1 tbsp. Vegetable Oil to non-stick pan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly.  As soon as the mixture begins to thicken, add in several drops of your favorite color food coloring and continue to stir.  Mixture will begin forming into a solid, and gathering on spoon.  Remove from heat to cool, then remove from saucepan to cool on wax paper or plate.  Store in freezer ziploc bag once cool.  If it starts to get dry after several weeks, just add a few drops of water into play dough to extend it’s shelf life!”

The recipient of your gift will end up with some fabulous Homemade Playdough!

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  1. Mae says

    Wanted to thank you for the post I had fun and my son got lots of play doh to play !! He can even request his colour now!! Save a lot…

  2. monz says

    I am so in love with this idea I think I am gonna make it for my little mans bday party. Thank u so much for sharing… Aloha, Monz

  3. Kayla norman says

    Thinking of making these for the kids stockings for christmas. If I want to use Kool aide to color the play dough can I just add it to the dry mix, or does it have to be done while cooking? And how much should I put in either way?

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