Using your hands knead the dough in the bowl so it becomes smooth and manageable and create a. Mix the flour and salt in a large bowl.
Once it starts to form a ball together and looks fully cooked take off the heat.
How to make dough to play with. Cook over low to medium heat until the dough starts to form and becomes dry. Turn the stove burner to medium heat and start stirring the play dough with a spoon. Mix together the flour salt and cream of tartar.
If your stove heats up fast you may need to only cook it for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Continue stirring until it forms into one large lumpy mass. Place the smooth mixture on the stove over medium heat.
The adult should take over at this point while the kids watch from a safe distance. Pour the coloured water into the flour mix and bring together with a spoon. Slowly pour the water into the flour mixture stirring as you pour.
Fold the dough over working the food color through the body of the playdough trying to keep the raw dye away from your hands and the counter. Mix together cup of warm water with a few drops of food coloring. Let the dough cool first before touching.
Add the dry ingredients to your pot and mix well. In a separate bowl mix together the water a few drops of food colouring and the oil. Cook the mixture over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes stirring constantly.
Stir until combined then knead with your hands until the flour is completely absorbed. Dust a work surface with a little flour and turn out the dough. Step 3 be cool.
Make sure to scrape the bottom frequently to prevent any dough from sticking or burning. You could use gloves a big ziplock bag or plastic wrap at this stage to keep your hands clean only the concentrated dye will color your skin so as soon as it s worked in bare hands are fine. Make a divot in the center of the ball and drop some food coloring 1 in.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix with a spoon so it clumps together and forms a dough.