Holly’s Home Helps


Easy 6 ingredient Homemade Playdough

Are you ever desperate for an simple indoor activity for rowdy kiddos? Living Well Mom provides a super easy homemade playdough recipe with things you probably already have in your kitchen cabinets!


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tsp Cream of Tartar
  • ⅓ cup salt
  • 1 T vegetable oil
  • Food coloring


  1. Mix together all the ingredients, except the food coloring, in a 2 quart saucepan.

  2. Cook over low/medium heat, stirring. Once it begins to thicken, add the food coloring.

  3. Continue stirring until the mixture is much thicker and begins to gather around the spoon.

  4. Remove the dough onto wax paper or a plate to cool.

  5. Store in plastic bag or sealed container.

For added entertainment, Living Well Mom as pre-made playmats. Follow the link for free printables. https://livingwellmom.com/?s=playdough+mats


Holly Line - I am currently the Children’s Assistant and Rock Paper Scissors Preschool Assistant at Rock Point Church. I am mama to a very active toddler, Warren. If we are not at home, you can find us at the pool with my swim coach husband, Ian.  I love coffee, all things crafty, and being outside. As first-time parents, my husband and I are learning the ropes of parenting and I hope to share our experiences along the way!