Thursday, June 9, 2011

Cotton Clay

From The Ultimate Book of Kid Concoctions

3 c cotton balls
2 c water
2/3 c flour
5-7 drops food coloring

1. Tear cotton balls apart into small pieces. Mix water and cotton together in a medium saucepan.
2. Slowly stir in flour. Continue stirring and cook over low heat for 5-7 minutes until the mixture begins to stiffen.
3. Remove saucepan from heat and place the Cotton Clay on a thick cloth towel or several layers of paper towels to cool.
4. Allow Cotton Clay sculptures to dry 24 hours or until hard.

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