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Thanksgiving Clay

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Category: Holiday

 Ingredients List

  • 1.00 c All-purpose flour
  • 0.50 c Salt
  • 0.33 c Water ( about )



Here's a simple recipe for A homemade clay that is Fun for kids, to use in
Thanksgiving decorations Or almost anytime. This is the basic recipe-
Specific directions Follow.

Here's how to do it...

1... In a large mixing bowl combine the flour and the salt. Graduakly add
the water. Squeeze the dough with both hands until it is smooth. If the
clay gets crumbly, wet your hands with a little water. If the clay gets too
wet, sprinkle it with a little more flour and squeeze again.Store the clay
in a plastic bag until you are ready to use it.

2... Cover a cookie sheet with aluminum foil. This will be your work
surface. Do all your modeling and drying on the sheet. Directions for
working with the clay will be given in each projcet description.

3... Finished objects can be dried in the air, on more quickly in the oven.
To air-dry your objects, place them on the foil covered cookie sheet in the
sun for a few hours, or let them dry overnight. This way of drying is good
for small objects.

4... To oven dry your objects set at low 225~. Bake small thin objects for
about 15 minutes. Bake thick objects for about 1/2 hour each side.

5... After your objects have dried and cooled, they are ready to be painted
with felt tip markers. To protect the finnish on your object, brush them
with two coats of clear nail polish after the colors are dry. This will
help the colors from coming off.

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