A million jars of unopened teal playdough

Homemade Party Favours - Artisanal Playdough!

Once upon a party..

Once upon a time, Wonder and Whimsical started as a small sensory play company, specializing in scented natural playdough that captivated both kids and parents alike. Those sweet memories of providing sensory joy to my little boys, as well as our beloved customers, still fill my heart with warmth. The softness of the dough, the delightful scents, and the endless possibilities for creative play made it a cherished experience for all.

A Party Staple is Born!

As our scented playdough gained popularity, it became a sought-after party favor, adorning countless celebrations with its touch of wonder and whimsy. Our customers would often request custom colors to match their party themes, and it was truly magical to see our playdough become an integral part of so many special moments.

The Party Evolution

As time passed, our passion for creating enchanting experiences blossomed, and we evolved into the party planning company we are today. But that doesn't mean we've left behind our roots – the joy of sensory play still inspires us in every aspect of our work.

And now, as a token of gratitude and nostalgia, I am thrilled to share with you the previously proprietary recipe for the softest dough that once sparked countless smiles and sparked imaginative play.

Prep time

10 min

Cook time

5 min


8 4oz balls






  • 2.5 cups unbleached flour
  • 1 1/4 cups table salt
  • 2 tbsp cream of tartar
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2.5 cups water


Step 1

1. Mix all the ingredients together in a large saucepan and cook over medium heat until the mixture forms a ball. Allow it to cool before proceeding.

Step 2

2. Transfer the cooled dough to a countertop mixer and knead it for approximately five minutes, ensuring a smooth and soft consistency.

For a single-colored playdough, add gel coloring to all the ingredients at the beginning of the mixing process. Alternatively, divide the dough at the end and knead in your favorite essential oils for delightful scents that will spark the imagination.


With this delightful playdough recipe, you can recreate the enchanting sensory experience at home, bonding with your little ones, and igniting their creativity. Whether it's a rainy afternoon activity or a memorable party favor, this playdough will surely bring wonder and whimsy to every moment.

At Wonder and Whimsical, our journey from sensory play to enchanting celebrations has been an extraordinary one, and we invite you to join us in making every occasion a truly magical experience. Let's continue to create memories filled with joy, imagination, and a touch of wonder! 🌈✨

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