Playdough
By-Averi

Introduction~

Playdough is a name for a soft, non toxic material made for kids of all ages to play with made in many different, fun and bright colors. Playdough is fun to play with and even fun to make. There are many different ways to make it. In order to make play dough you will need to know the Ingredients, the steps, some things you can do to play with it and lastly, what you are going to do with it when you’re done playing with it for that moment.

Ingredients~
In order to make play dough, gather the following ingredients.

  1. 1 cup salt.
  2. 1 1/2 cup flour.
  3. 1/2 cup water.
  4. 2 Tablespoons oil.
  5. A few drops of food coloring(any color).

As you finish, you may end up needing to add more water if the playdough is too hard or too soft. Note: Playdough is hard to get to an appropriate texture so be patient with it and be sure to follow ingredients carefully or you will find yourself adding a lot more in the end.

Play With~

Playdough is really fun to play with! Some things you could make include airplane, Bunny, Smiley Face, Flower, rainbow,ETC its also plain and simple. Play dough is fun to just mess around with in your hands. There are rolling pins and playdough cutters to use if you want to be really creative with it.

Steps~

Gather all ingredients,mix the flour and water into a medium sized bowl and then add salt and veggie oil in the same bowl. Stir. Add approximately 5 drops of food coloring once you feel like you have the right texture and are happy with how its turning out. Lastly, kneed the completed play dough with your hands while its in the bowl you made it in.Take

Care~

Playdough seems super easy to take care of, but it may be harder than you think. First of all, you have to put it in either a ziploc bag or a ziploc brand container or it will harden. Every once and a while you will have to toss and turn it for a few minutes each week aside of the time you may be playing with it.

Conclusion~

Playdough is a cool thing to make, as long as you know the Ingredients, steps, what to do to play with it and lastly how to take care of it. Playdough is an entertaining fun thing to play with. Don’t forget, Follow the steps carefully and you'll get it right.

PICTURE CITATION ( S )

http://www.better-beginnings.com.au/resources/play-dough



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