- 1 cup of flour
- ½ cup salt
- 2 tbsp. cream of tarter
- 1tbsp oil
- One cup boiling water
- Food coloring
- In a bowl combine the flour, salt, and cream of tarter. Mix with a whisk.
- Add the oil.
- Measure the water, add the colored dye into the water, and mix. Make the color a little darker than you want it to turn out, because you are adding it to a white dry base that will dilute the color. Then add the colored water to the bowl.
- Mix with a metal spoon.
- Remove the play-doh and knead the dough with your hands until it is no longer sticky.
Tips with Miss Charlotte
Troubleshooting: If the dough is too wet, add a dash of flour. If the dough is too dry, wet your hands and continue kneading the dough. If the dough is sticky, put a dime size amount of oil on your hands and mix it like lotion, and then knead the dough some more.
Tip: the water has to be hot for the chemical reactions to work. If it’s warm, it will not mix!
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