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Making Play dough with your child

What you will need

1 cup of salt
2 cups of flour
2 tablespoons of cream of tartar
1-2 table spoons of sunflower oil
2 cups of boiling water
Food colouring
mixing bowl
A large cup

To make the play dough
1.  Pour the flour, salt and cream of tartar into a mixing bowl
2. Add the sunflower oil
3. Pour the food colouring into the cup of boiling water and mix
4. Pour the 2 cups of boiling water into the bowl and mix all together- keep mixing until it comes together and then knead the dough
5. When you have finished playing with the play dough put it in a sealed plastic tub and it should keep for a week or so

* If you want to make it more interesting you could add food essence to make it smell nice (e.g. vanilla, orange, lemon, peppermint), herbs and spices, glitter.