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The Best + Softest Homemade Playdough Recipe

Make your own non-toxic playdough! The best + softest homemade playdough recipe. This recipe is super quick, easy, lasts months & does NOT stain hands!


  • 2 1/2 cups water boiled
  • 1 1/4 cups salt
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cream of tartar
  • 5 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 2 1/2 cups flour


  • gel food colouring


  1. Boil water

  2. In a large mixing bowl stir together salt, cream of tartar + flour

  3. Carefully add boiled water and coconut oil to mixing bowl

  4. Stir until dough forms

  5. Let the dough cool down a little until you're able to knead it with your hands

  6. Knead dough until smooth

  7. Separate dough into as many colours as you are creating and add gel food colouring drops to each dough ball and knead the colour into it

  8. Store in an airtight container or ziplock bag.