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6 Homemade Playdough Recipes

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Spoonful of oats on white background

Oatmeal Playdough


  • 1 part flour
  • 1 part water
  • 2 parts oatmeal
  • Bowl


  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl; mix well and knead until smooth.
  2. This playdough is not intended to be eaten, but it will not hurt a child who decides to taste it.
  3. Store covered in refrigerator.
  4. Your child can make this playdough without help; however, it doesn't last as long as cooked playdough.

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Copyright © 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

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