Easy Play Clay
You have most this stuff in your kitchen already;
1 Cup Argo Corn Starch
1 Pound (2 cups) baking soda
1 and a quarter Cups Cold Water
1 tablespoon Mazola Oil
1 Tablespoon Liquid Food Color
1 to 2 teaspoons cake decorating paste
(optional for vibrant colors)
Stir together corn starch and baking soda in a medium saucepan.
Add water and oil
Stir until smooth
Add food coloring to color clay
Stir constantly over medium heat until mixture reaches the consistency of SLIGHTLY dry mashed potatoes (approx 10 - 15 minutes) DO NOT overcook or crafts may crack.
Remove mixture onto plate and cover with damp cloth. When cool enough to handle, turn play clay on to work surface dusted with corn starch.
Knead until smooth
Shape clay into desired shapes or
Cut into fun shapes with cookie cutters.
Store unshaped clay in an airtight container or heavy plastic bag in a cool place up to 2 weeks.
Knead stored clay until smooth before using