Plasticine / Play dough recipe


  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil

·       1 cup water

  • food colouring
  • Plastic gloves



* Note: wear plastic gloves when completing all steps as food colouring is hard to get out.


1. Mix dry ingredients.

2. Add oil and stir.

3. Add water a little at a time. Stir until it holds together well.

4. Knead for 5 to 10 minutes.

5. Divide dough into several pieces. Add food colouring a little at a time.

6. Knead until each colour is evenly worked.


Store in airtight containers.