Thought this would be a neat one for those with young kids, especially since you can make it by-and-large with very basic ingredients that you probably already have in your food storage. This instructables shows you exactly what to do:
“Playdough (aka Play-doh) is easy to make at home, and fun for kids of all ages. Here’s how to make your own non-toxic toy with custom colors and fragrances.
This is the classic method that involves a bit of cooking on the stovetop – I prefer it because cooked playdough has a better texture than uncooked varieties…”