Summer Strawberry Playdough

This homemade strawberry playdough is made using real strawberries for color and scent!

Summer Strawberry Playdough - made with real strawberries!

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This play dough is perfect for the summer! It is so easy to make and smells fantastic.

To make this dough I used:

  • 3 large very ripe strawberries, chopped
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 tbs salt
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar

First I made scented strawberry water by simmering the strawberries and water together.Summer Strawberry Playdough

I squished the strawberries every now and then to extract as much juice as possible and to help them break down.Summer Strawberry Playdough

Then I drained the liquid, discarding the pulp. I returned the liquid to the saucepan and added the other ingredients. I gave it a good stir!Summer Strawberry Playdough

At this point you can assess whether you like the color and add extra red food dye if you would like it brighter. I went for the natural look! Cook the play dough over a low heat, stirring constantly. After a few minutes it will start to clump together.Summer Strawberry Playdough

Remove it from the heat and place the dough onto a piece of wax paper. Let cool slightly, then knead until smooth. Then your all-natural play dough is ready!

Summer Strawberry Play Dough - made from real strawberries!

If you’ve never made your own play dough before, then this video will guide you through the basic techniques:

Want to see what we did with this play dough? Play Dough Ice Cream!

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Summer Strawberry Playdough

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Category: Play Dough

Summer Strawberry Playdough

This homemade strawberry play dough is made using real strawberries for color and scent!

Ingredients

  • 3 large very ripe strawberries, chopped
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup flour
  • 2 tbs salt
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar
  • red food dye (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place the strawberries and water into a saucepan.
  2. Cook over a low heat, squishing the strawberries to extract the juice.
  3. Drain the liquid, discard the pulp.
  4. Return the liquid to the pan and add the remaining ingredients. Stir well.
  5. Add food dye if desired.
  6. Cook the mixture over a low heat, stirring constantly, until it has formed into a ball.
  7. Place the dough onto wax paper, let cool, then knead until smooth.
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