How to make playdough

Juliet Sear demonstrates how to make homemade playdough. This easy kitchen craft requires only storecupboard flour, oil and food colouring. Get creative with our fun shaping ideas. 

Looking for an easy kitchen craft for kids? Our simple homemade playdough can be made in minutes. Combine flour, oil, water and food colouring then knead until pliable. Children will have fun making shapes using our creative ideas. For more on this thrifty project for little ones, see our playdough recipe.


These videos are part of a home kitchen series run by BBC Good Food, encouraging the nation to stay home and get cooking.