Easy Homemade Playdough

  • Author: Erika Bragdon
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 3 containers 1x
  • Category: kids activity
  • Method: kids activity
  • Cuisine: kids activity


Less-crumbly, less-junk, and more fun, this homemade playdough recipe can be made in less than 10 minutes!




  1. Mix together all the ingredients in a 2-quart saucepan.
  2. Cook over low/medium heat, stirring. 
  3. Continue stirring until the mixture is thickened and begins to gather around the spoon.
  4. Remove the dough onto wax paper or a plate to cool.


Cool completely before storing in a ziplock bag or sealed container.

Keywords: homemade, playdough, recipe, quick and easy, non-toxic, salt, flour, food coloring