Recipe : Play Dough

Prep 10 minutes.

Play dough is the beginning of hours of fun and creativity. We love this glittery version for Matariki.


2 cups flour

1/2 cup salt

2 tablespoons cream of tartar

2 tablespoons oil

2 cups boiling water

1 teaspoon black or blue food colouring



  1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Add the oil and boiling water, along with the food colouring, mix well.
  3. Once mixed, add in the glitter and mix again. This step is optional.
  4. Store in an airtight container