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lilmonkey

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Playdoh gone hard
« on: March 30, 2007, 12:36:15 pm »
Anybody know how to get play-doh to be soft again? 

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Re: Playdoh gone hard
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2007, 12:39:31 pm »
have you tried working it between your hands?
is the proper stuff? I make my own so when it goes hard i throw it away and start again



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Re: Playdoh gone hard
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2007, 15:08:38 pm »
sorry...I start over too!

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Re: Playdoh gone hard
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2007, 17:03:35 pm »
If it's at all workable, add some water a little tiny bit at a time and see if that helps.  If it's not at all workable, I have no idea.

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Re: Playdoh gone hard
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2007, 18:23:41 pm »
How do you make your own?  The recipe I had was that great so I had to buy the Fisher Price one.  Anyone have a good recipe?

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Re: Playdoh gone hard
« Reply #5 on: March 30, 2007, 19:04:19 pm »
Hi Hun

If your play doh's gone hard (because it's been left out) then I don't think there's much you can do.

This is the homemade recipe my MIL uses though. It's great - although it has a little bit of a funny smell, but you can combat that with a few drops of vanilla extract.

1 c. flour
1 c. boiling water
2 tbsp. cream of tartar
1/2 c. salt
1 tbsp. oil
Food coloring

Mix and knead together

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Re: Playdoh gone hard
« Reply #6 on: March 30, 2007, 19:07:22 pm »
Thanks Marie

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Re: Playdoh gone hard
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2007, 02:03:15 am »
I've got that same recipe but we use room temperature water and cook it in the microwave for about 3-4 minutes, stopping to stir every 30 sec. Depending on the strenght of the microwave it takes me 2.5 minutes and it looks like store bought playdough and store the same way.
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