When I was in third grade
I was in a small art class
and we were using a
type of clay called "salt-dough"
The teacher told us how to make it.
I am a little rusty so if you have any
Q's I will have some A's!!!

Step 1: Gather Materials

You will need
1/2 cup to 1 cup of

1 cup to 1 1/2 cup
of salt

and 1/2 cup to 1 cup
of water

(believe me, you will need a BIG bowl)
Is this hard enough to be placed outside? Will it crack if someone accidentally steps on it? I want to make a stepping stone but don't want to use concrete unless I have to.
<p>This won't work well for making stepping stones as the materials will rot and get moldy, even with salt (due to exposure to the elements). You should look into making stepping stones from Papercrete or Hypertufa materials. Recipes abound online and it is an easy process!</p>
<p>This is great thing to play witch children</p><p>I've made something like this, but with colors. </p><p>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jXUXrq691Pg</p>
<p>I have Christmas ornaments our tree that my daughter and I made 35 years ago.</p>
<p>Aww that's lovely :) </p>
It works great but is it oven bake or air dry clay?
<p>We was given the instructions in that you can cook your designs in the microwave for 3 minutes. Ours took a bit longer due to the thickness. Watch out though as they are very hot when they are finished.</p>
can you make this air dry instead of using the oven?
<p>We was given the instructions in that you can cook your designs in the microwave for 3 minutes. Ours took a bit longer due to the thickness. Watch out though as they are very hot when they are finished.</p>
<p>We was given the instructions in that you can cook your designs in the microwave for 3 minutes. Ours took a bit longer due to the thickness. Watch out though as they are very hot when they are finished. </p>
It kept stickin to myhands alot...how to i make it less sticky...more flour?
Yes add more flour!
<p>Hi, I would like to know whether there is any shrinkage during baking?</p>
<p>I made these, but the color didn't come out dark enough. Do I paint it beofre or after I apply Modge Podge? Thanks!!</p>
<p>This is a wonderful type of dough, and I made a butterfly from it, so it does work! </p>
is it air dry
<p>Thats cool</p>
<p>my salt-dough is so soupy do I need to add more salt or flour. </p>
i tried to make it. but should i put more flour???
My recipe 40% flour 40% water 20% salt perfect for clay sculpture also add a drop of food coloring to the water if you want
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<p>I was wondering i made a version like this after you paint it . could you put a pottery glaze on it ?</p>
<p>you can</p>
<p>Why cant you use self rising flour</p>
<p>I tried this alough do u need to put in the fridge or cook it</p>
<p>I'm going to try this. It seems fun</p>
<p>I made the footprints and handprints of my granddaughter (2) for her mum for Mother's Day. It was a GREAT succes and lots of fun too. </p><p>So thank you for the recipe.</p>
I made some,
thanx ..thats nice of u,..., but do u know how to make 1 which dry and become very hard??? please reply
you cook it
YAHOO!!!!!&nbsp;PARTAY!!!!!!!!<br />
hmmm,you just cook it in the oven for about 4 hours,but look it up.I dont want any bad points because art work was burnt... but if you want a few more days before you paint,just let it air dry.
Love salt clay I have 15 recipes for it, all work fantastic. I still have xmas decorations for the tree I made as a kid (well over twenty years ago) that look as fantastic as they did when I first made them. You can coat these with clear spray paint or clear nail polish might help with putting them outside. :)
Would it work outside. <br>
um...... it will harden over night, but for fun, try to make a dough out of 4 cups brown sugar, 1 teaspoon of jam, and 4-8 table spoons of olive oil or conola oil. also this brown dough could be used to make fake poop!
My daughter is having a slumber party and she loves your recipe for play doh. She is wanting each girl to make the play doh and then a bowl and for me to cook them. How much will this recipe make? Will this be a good size for each child? Also do you know the best time to cook it or would just watching it be the best way. I would be cooking about 6 bowls. Can you put a glaze over them once done cooking to hold them together better. Thank you for such a great fun cheap activity for our girls!<br>
This stuff will keep if refrigerated.<br><br>If you want to bake it to harden it, do it at a low temperature (approx. 200 degrees Fahrenheit) for several hours. You can put some aluminum foil of the top of it to keep it from browning, but if you are going to paint it, it doesn't really matter if it is going to brown or not.
Hi everyone!&nbsp; I just signed up and I am delighted to be part of this group!&nbsp; I used salt dough clay to construct an Easter gift for my mother at least 15 years ago.&nbsp; Happy to say it's still in good shape!&nbsp; I made an &quot;Easter at Grandma's House scene.&nbsp; I just wanted to share a few ideas that I had discovered &quot;by accident&quot;<br /> <br /> My favorite:&nbsp; push the dought through the holes of a metal seive, or strainer and you will get curly hair!&nbsp; Use something&nbsp; with larger holes and you can get long curls!&nbsp; thin craft wire makes wonder specs!&nbsp; Use a cheese shreader for a layered soft wavey hairdo.&nbsp; Really, just look around your kitchen and let your imagination work for you!<br /> <br /> Happy Crafting!&nbsp; Ginger
Sounds like you could use a garlic press here.
i love this i am using this for my volcano in Sci. class i at awesome <br>thank you so much! :)
could i make this ahead of time.. Im going to do hand prints for my son's pre-k class and i was wanting to roll it out and have the cirlcles ready for them to just place their hands in it.. If i place them on cookie sheets and cover it w/ plastic rap do you think it would be soft enough for them? And also do i let them air dry for a life time keep or should i bake them? i would like to do this tomorrow am..
how do u do if u want the color?
You add food coloring to the water, or while it is in a mushy state.
quick question. when you back it, is it somewhat durrable? like what kind of hardness are we looking at here. i was planning to make something, but i dont have anything to mold, so i was gonna make some.

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