Our playdough is made by the staff here at St Philip’s Marsh Nursery but its also easy to make at home.


2 cups of plain flour

2 cups of water

1 cup of salt

2 tps of cream tartar

2 tbsps of oil


  1. Mix all ingredients together well.
  2. Cook in a saucepan for 3 minutes over a low heat.
  3. Stir constantly.
  4. Knead well (using extra flour if too sticky).

When cool, store in an air tight container.