Useful Recipes

Play dough

2 cups plain flour

1 cup salt

2 cups boiling water

2 tbsp cooking oil

2 tsp cream of tartar

A few drops of food colouring

1. Place the dry ingredients into a bowl. Add the cooking oil, food colouring and boiling water then stir continuously.

2. When the mixture comes away from the side of the bowl, remove the dough and knead.

3. Leave to cool and store in an airtight container in the fridge.


Simply add water to cornflour.

Cover the cornflour with water in the bottom of a shallow tray. When manipulated, the mixture will assume some of the characteristics of a liquid and some of a solid.