This Humble Hive


Homemade Lavender Play Dough


"Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood."

{ F. Rogers }


1 c water
1 c flour
1/2 c salt
1 T cream of tartar
1 T olive oil
10-15 drops lavender essential oil
(*optional: add blue & red food coloring) 

Mix all ingredients in a small pot. Stir constantly over medium to low heat. Wait until a ball shape forms. Scoop onto cutting board to cool. Pour 10-15 drops of lavender oil and knead. Store in airtight container.

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Tyler Hardee