This cute and colorful homemade play dough will make a fun addition to your Easter festivities.  It will keep your kids busy for hours!



  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/3 cup salt
  • 2 TEASPOON cream of tartar
  • 1 TABLESPOON vegetable oil
  • Gel food coloring


  • Begin by adding all your ingredients to a saucepan.
  • Turn your burner on medium heat and stir.  Once your mixture starts to thicken add the orange food coloring.
  • Keep stirring until your play dough begins to stick to itself and the spoon.  It eventually with be one ball.
  • Place on a piece of waxed paper or plate to cool.
  • To make the carrots, form your cooled play dough into carrot shapes.
  • Place carrots inside clear treat bags and tie the bags closed with green ribbon and attached a little leaf.