Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Keeping little hands busy - Home Made Modeling Clay

1 16 oz box baking soda
1 cup cornstarch
1 1/4 cups COLD water
Food coloring

In a large microwaveable mixing bowl, combine soda and cornstarch. In a separate 2 cup measuring cup combine water and food coloring. Stir to distribute coloring evenly. Pour colored water into soda mixture. Stir until smooth.

Microwave on high for 4 minutes. Or until mixture is stiff but can still be stirred. Stop after each minute and stir, then microwave another minute, stir, etc till stiff. Cover with a damp towel and let cool. Knead it until smooth. Store in airtight containers or plastic baggies.

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