HOMEMADE CLAY RECIPES 

* BAKED CRAFT CLAY

4 cups flour
1 cup salt
1 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Food coloring
1 egg, beaten

Mix together and knead until smooth. Separate into parts and add a few drops of different colors of food coloring. Make shapes and brush egg over the top. Put shapes on a cookie sheet and bake in the oven at 300F degrees for about one hour until the clay is golden. Seal with shellac to make shiny. Paint them for fun.

* NO BAKE CRAFT CLAY

2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup salt
1 cup water
Food coloring

Mix together and add food coloring. Refrigerate for a few hours. Store in airtight container or plastic ziplock bag.

* HOMEMADE CLAY

2 cups salt
3/4 cup water
1 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup water

Mix salt and 3/4 cup water in a saucepan over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add cornstarch and 1/2 cup water. Stir and heat again on medium heat until smooth and thick. Refrigerate for a few hours. Store in an airtight plastic ziplock bag.

* CINNAMON APPLE CLAY

1 cup applesauce
1 cup flour
1 cup cinnamon
1/2 cup white school glue
Food coloring

 

Mix together in a bowl and add food coloring. Refrigerate for a few hours until the clay is firm.

Compliments of Kristy Schadt, MFT, RPT-S  Harmony Counseling Center, Simi Valley, CA  (805) 578-2425

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