Thursday, June 15, 2006

Permanent Sand Castle Clay

What you will need:

1 cup of sand
1/2 cup cornstarch
3/4 cup liquid starch

How to concoct it:

1. Combine sand and cornstarch in an old pot
2. Add liquid starch adn mix.
3.Cook the mixture over medium heat while constantly stirring. Eventually the mixture will thicken and turn into dough.
4. Remove pot from the stove and let the sand castle clay cool.
5.Remove clay from the pot and knead it 20-30 seconmds before using. Let sand castle clay scultures dry until hard.

Tips and ideas: Color sand castle clay by adding 1 Tablespoon of powdered tempra paint to the mixture before cooking.
Use candy molds and cookie cutters to shape
sand caslte clay.


MiYon said...

My kids would love something like this. Where do you find all of your nifty arts 'n crafts ideas?

Netter said...

I have a box full of index cards with projects and activities that I have collected over the years.

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Netter said...

It's very possible that this recipe came from a book but since it was given to me and I'm not sure where it actually came from, I can't give credit where credit is due. So there is no need to be snarky.