Friday, June 27, 2008

Play Doh

We also have to watch for hidden sources of gluten Did you know Play Doh, the popular children's modeling compound, contains gluten, which makes it unsafe for children with celiac disease/ gluten intolerance. Here is a recipe for gluten-free play dough, courtesy of the Celiac Sprue Association.

If you'd rather buy ready-made gluten-free play dough, two popular brands are Aroma Dough and Colorations. Colorations is sold by Discount School Supply.


  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 2 tsp cream of tarter
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp cooking oil
  • Food coloring, if desired


Mix ingredients. Cook and stir on low heat for 3 minutes or until mixture forms a ball. Cool completely before storing in a sealable plastic bag.

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