DinoMam’s best “no cook” playdough recipe

As promised, DinoMam shares her best “no cook” playdough recipe, it is super easy to make and great for little hands to help with.  The playdough will stay fresh in an airtight bag in the fridge for up to 1 week. It takes about 10 minutes to make. If your little one tends to eat the playdough then this recipe is perfect as it is all non-toxic.


  • 8 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 tbsp table salt
  1. Mix these two dry ingredients together in a large bowl
  • 60ml warm water
  • food colouring
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  1. In a separate bowl mix together the water, a few drops of food colouring and the oil.
  2. Pour the coloured water into the flour mix and bring together with a spoon.
  3. Dust a work surface with a little flour and turn out the dough. Knead together for a few minutes until you have a smooth, pliable dough.

Add more food colouring for a deeper colour.