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  1. Hi, I love this recipe,,, I have been using it for many years.
    What can I use instead of baby oil. I don’t have any on hand at the moment

    Thanks You

    1. Angela Thayer says:

      You could try vegetable oil or olive oil. It won’t be quite as soft.

  2. Does this stay soft for a good while? If I make it a week ahead of when I need it for a group, and wrap it up well, will it be ok?

    Also, can I double/triple/quadruple the batch or would you recommend making in single batches?

    1. Angela Thayer says:

      Yes it does stay soft! I would make it in either a single or double batch.

  3. This is my go to recipe for playdough- It’s soft and lasts a long time!! I havent added essential oils yet–But Im about to make another batch…And I think I will add some this time! Thanks so much!

  4. just made some dough for my 3 yr. old granddaughter! Its the second time using your recipe, turned out fabulous! so soft and pliable! Thank You for sharing. … we’ve got yellow (her favorite color), off to make blue and green!!

  5. Hi, I love this recipe!! I have been using it for many years.
    What can I use instead of baby oil? I don’t have any on hand at the moment


    1. Angela Thayer says:

      Thank you! You can also use vegetable oil.

  6. Hello. I was wondering at what temperature we’re supposed to cook the playdough at?

    1. Angela Thayer says:

      I usually heat it at low to medium heat. I don’t have a specific temperature…sorry!

  7. This is a great recipe. I am going to try it. Do you find it to be stretchy compared to other recipes you used?

    1. Angela Thayer says:

      Yes it is a bit more stretchy. It’s not like slime, but it’s stretchier for play dough!

  8. Christine says:

    Thanks for this cool recipe! It still leaves a little grease on my hands while playing. Ive tried everything. Any ideas?

    1. Angela Thayer says:

      I’m sorry! I didn’t find the dough to leave grease on my hands, so I’m not sure how to fix that.

  9. I love this play dough recipe! I have noticed however that sometimes when I make it the next day it’ll have a coating of fine white powder, as if an ingredient has come to the surface? Can you advise as to what is causing this. I’m baffled as sometimes it doesn’t!

    1. Angela Thayer says:

      I honestly have no idea. I’m guessing it’s the baby powder? You should be able to knead the dough to fix this.

  10. this is THE best play dough recipe i’ve tried yet! so soft 🙂
    & like the idea of adding essential oils for added sensory experience. thank-you for sharing 🙂

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