Well, heres the instructable, How to make clay!
This instructable will be explaining how to make a type of clay is made from not rocky stuff, but food. The clay is easy to make and you can easily get the ingredients from most food stores. You can keep this type of clay for a very long time if stored in a air-tight container in a cool dark place. It also has another advantage, instead of most types of clay that needs to be baked to solidify, it can be air-dried to solidified, so that clay is a bit 'green' too, you don't have to waste electric or gas just to solidify clay models.
And one more thing... This type of clay is great for all ages!
Step 1: Time to go shopping!
- 3 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup of salt
- 1 tablespoon of cream of tarter
- 2 1/2 tablespoons of oil
- 2 cups of water,
And the tools...
- Anything that can boil water
- Large mixing bowl
- Wooden spoon
- Cookie sheet
- food coloring
- Carving tools
- Cookie cutter
- Large needle
- Or what ever you think it is the best!
Step 2: Boil the water
Add water into anything that can boil water, preferably a pot. Start boiling the water and if you are going to make colored clay, add a few drops of food coloring now. (Note to kids: you will need your parents supervision to boil water.)