when it's done, the play-do will form a ball in the pan. turn out onto a plate to cool.
now it's ready to play with. gather dull butter knives, rolling pins and cookie cutters.
an added benefit is the play-dough is the same color as the mud room floor! (or nearly so...)
Home made Play-dough
1 cup white flour
1/4 cup salt
2 T cream of tartar
in sauce pan mix:
2 cups water
10 drops food coloring
2 T oil
cook over medium heat, stirring constantly. will form up into a ball. knead, cool and have fun! store in an airtight container.