Introduction: How to Make Clay Out of Flour and Crisco

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This step by step article will tell you how to make soft clay out of Crisco, flour, water, and food coloring.


  1. 1 cup of Flour.
  2. 1 or two tablespoons of Crisco or vegetable shortening.
  3. Some water (doesn`t madder how much I will tell you how to add the water.)
  4. Food coloring
  5. salt.
  6. A spoon, mixer, fork, or your hands.
  7. And last but not least a bowl.

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To begin, you will want to get your water and mix it with food coloring if you want.

Step 3: Step 3.

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Now you want to put your flour into your bowl.

Step 4: Step 4.

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Next, put your 1 or 2 tablespoons of Crisco or vegetable shortening in the flour.

Step 5: Step 5.

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Put a little bit of food color water into the Crisco and flour, mix. OH, almost forgot add salt if you don't have any that's fine.

Step 6: Step 6

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Finally, once you have made your clay take it out of the bowl and keep kneeding for about 1 or 2 minutes. Enjoy!


tomatoskins (author)2015-02-04

I love this clay/playdough stuff! Do you have anything that you've made with it? If so, I'd love to see it! And a warm welcome to the community to you! I'm exciting to see more from you in the future!

ABBI R (author)2015-02-03

Enjoy the clay. Tell me any problems I need to fix.

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