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Pasta Letters
Story Soup
Sweet Creations
Stir until Done
Peas -n- Carrots

Sand Clay

Homemade modeling clay and play dough

Sand Clay
When this clay dries, it resembles real rock. It is hard and grainy. Depending on the color of sand you use you can make different effects.

Use white sand for a beach sandcastle. Use gray sand to create a granite look. Use yellow sand to look like sandstone. You can even add powdered tempera paint for some really outrageous colors.

1-1/2 cups of sand
1 teaspoon alum
1/2 cup cornstarch
3/4 cup boiling water
powdered tempera paint for color (optional)

1. Combine the sand, alum, and cornstarch in the pot.
2. Add the boiling water and powdered tempera (optional ingredient).
3. Heat at medium temperature until it thickens.
4. Cool and model the clay.
5. Air dry for several days.

*Children should always be supervised when preparing or cooking in the kitchen.


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Cooked Clay
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Makeup for Costume Play
Modeling Clay
Non-Cooked Clay
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Creative Clay
No Wheat - No Milk Clay
Oat Play Dough
Pearly Clay
Peppermint Play Dough
Play Dough
Salt Clay
Sand Clay
Scented Jell-O Play Dough