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Playdough using Alum

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Ingredients You'll Need

2 Cups flour, plus a bit more for kneading
1/2 Cup salt
1 Tablespoon alum
1 3/4 Cups boiling water
2 Tablespoons salad or vegetable oil
food colouring (use lots!)


1. Mix flour and salt in a large bowl

2. In a glass or metal bowl, mix alum, boiled water, oil, and food colouring

3. Add liquid to flour/salt mix and stir until slightly cool

4. Remove mixture from bowl and knead well , adding more flour until no longer sticky

5. The kids enjoyed playing with it while it was still warm, just make sure it's not too hot before you give it to them

6. Store in an air-tight container when not in use

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