How to Make Jello Playdough


Play-Doh is a modeling compound made by Hasbro. While you might not be able to match it, you can make a generic version using Jell-O and some other ingredients.

Things You'll Need

  • Saucepan
  • Stove
  • Mixing spoon
  • Counter top/table
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 3 1/2 ounce package unsweetened Jell-0
  • Mix all ingredients in a saucepan.

  • Place the saucepan on the stove and turn the burner to medium.

  • Stir constantly until the mixture achieves the consistency of mashed potatoes.

  • Let it cool and knead with floured hands until dry.

Tips & Warnings

  • Once dough is completely cool, you can store it in an airtight container.

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