i always think why bother going to all the effort of making play doh when you can buy it so readily and cheaply? and when i HAVE gone to the effort - randomly selecting simple looking recipes from the internet - it's been a sticky disaster which has put me off play doh making altogether.
here's the bright store-bought stuff:
when we moved house six months ago my sister in law brought me home-made play doh for the kids. it was such a brilliant gift. in the chaos of house-moving, lovely fresh play doh to keep the kids entertained was so helpful. I have since used her recipe and it makes brilliant long-lasting play doh. i am a convert. the recipe lives on our fridge. Here it is:
still ready to roll (after months of life!):
i love this old rolling pin that my mum kept from when we were young
play doh village