Cornstarch Play Clay


  • 1 cup salt
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Food coloring


  1. In a medium-size saucepan, mix salt and 1/3 cup water over medium heat, stirring occasionally (about 3 to 4 minutes.)
  2. Remove from heat and add cornstarch and 1/4 cup cold water. The mixture will resemble mashed potatoes. Stir until mixture thickens; cool, then knead. If it's too sticky, add a little more cornstarch.
  3. Store in sealed container with piece of damp sponge for up to two weeks.

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