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Bubble, Play Dough, Biscuit Recipe's

SA Kids, 3 Jul 2017

You can make playdough in next to no time from everyday ingredients found in your kitchen cupboards! Save money and involve the kids in this fun craft activity. 


Uncooked Play Dough
2 cups of plain flour
4 tablespoons of 'cream of tartar'
2 tablespoons of cooking oil
1 cup of salt
2 cups of boiling water
food colouring (can be knead in afterwards to make a few colours)
·         Just pop it all in a mixing bowl and mix! (get into it, it is really relaxing to knead) *It looks as though it is not going to mix well at first but hang in there and throw it onto the bench to knead, and it will come together really nicely.
·         Add glitter to make it sparkle.
·         Add peppermint oil for a great smell and even longer lasting playdough...
·         Hope this helps everyone.
·         Store in a zip lock bags until ready to use.


You will need
8 tbsp plain flour
2 tbsp table salt
60ml warm water
food colouring
1 tbsp vegetable oil 
1. Mix the flour and salt in a large bowl. 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.
Playdough3. Dust a work surface with a little flour and turn out the dough. Knead together for a few minutes to form a smooth, pliable dough. If you want a more intense colour you can work in a few extra drops of food colouring.

4. Store in a plastic sandwich bag (squeeze out the air) in the fridge to keep it fresh. You can make a batch of colours and give away as kids’ party bag favours or hold a playdough party for your child’s next birthday.  


Easy Play-dough


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Bubble Recipe
All-Purpose Bubble Solution
This solution is great for most bubble tricks, activities, and experiments.
·         1 part water to 1 part Johnson’s Baby Shampoo
·         glycerine*
Johnson’s Baby Shampoo produces much better bubbles than any of the dish detergents we tried. Mix the ingredients gently and let the solution stand for a couple of hours.
Thick Bubble Solution
This goopy solution makes bubbles strong enough to withstand a puff of air.
·         2.5 to 3 parts Johnson’s baby shampoo to 1 part water
·         glycerine*
When you make a bubble with this solution, try puffing at it to make a bubble inside a bubble.


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