Well friends, I feel like I know you well enough now to hand over my top secret go-to homemade play dough recipe. This stuff is crazy awesome. It feels like the real stuff that comes in the yellow can, but it smells so yummy. I wouldn't recommend eating it, but since it's made out of real food ingredients and it's not full of chemicals you probably won't throw up if you do.
I found the recipe on Pinterest, naturally! It came from a website called, I'm sure from the name you can gather they have a ton of different recipes for the stuff. 

Here's the recipe:

Jello Play Dough

1 cup all purpose flour
2 Tbsp salt
2 Tbsp vegetable oil
2 Tbsp Cream of Tartar
1 cup warm water
1 13 oz packet of Jello (any flavor)

Add all ingredients to a big mixing bowl and stir until consistent.
Dump mixture into a medium saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Keep stirring...
There ya go! Stir until you can't really stir anymore because it's turned into one big lump.

Now, dump your super sticky lump-o-dough onto some wax paper on the counter to cool.
Now's your chance to get something else done, cause it's gotta cool for a few minutes--I usually wait about 15-20. 
Now this is the part that is different every time and you will just have to judge for yourself. Time to knead in some flour. I start with about this much...
Then knead and add more until your dough isn't sticky and feels like regular old fashioned PlayDoh.
It stores really well in the fridge for about a week and I love that it doesn't use a ton of salt like the usual homemade play dough recipes. 

Kinley loves to squish it and eat it and try to cut shapes out of it with cookie cutters. 
As I was saying, "Oh no, sugar! Don't eat it!" for the 27th time today, I had a flashback of sneaking bites of my Nana's homemade play dough when I was little...what is it about that stuff that is so irresistible I wonder? I gave up on taste-blocking her...if 7-year-old me couldn't resist, how can 1-year-old Kinley? Not gonna happen.
Give this recipe a smells so good, grown-up you might even taste it ;)

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