homemade playdough

I've been making homemade playdough for Moo since she was around one year old. The recipe is so incredibly simple, I have it scribbled on the back on an envelope from a friend in my recipe file. There's something about the texture of homemade playdough that you just can't get with the manufactured product.

½ cups Flour
½ cup salt
2 tablespoons Cream of Tartar
2 cups Boiling water
2 tablespoons oil
Food colouring

1. Shift flour, salt and cream of tartar in a large bowl.
2. Pour in the boiling water and oil and mix quickly to make a soft dough.
3. Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead for a couple of minutes or until you achieve a smooth consistency. Add a little more flour if the dough is too sticky.
4. Divide in the amount of colours you wish to make. Add food colouring and conitnue to knead until colour is even.
5. Store in airtight containers in the fridge. Will last a few months.

We made all the colours of the rainbow, I doubled mixture to make this many colours.