You may have been doing this for years if you're a thrifty Mom but just because things are tight this Christmas Season, you don't have to skimp out on the gifts. Especially when this timeless toy is so easy to make yourself!

Ingredients:

2 cups plain flour
2 cups water
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp cream of tartar
1 cup salt

If you want to to make this recipe even more awesome, use KOOLAID instead of food coloring. It smells great and the colors are so bright :) Just be sure to keep your playdough in the fridge to keep it fresh between play times.