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How to Make Clay at Home for Kids- Homemade Clay Recipe

By Himanshi Arora|2 - 3 mins read| July 31, 2020

Kids enjoy so much when they play with clay. But are you tired of buying this from the market that seems so simple to make? With just a few household ingredients, you can make clay at home for kids. So, the recipe is very simple and will provide hours of fun for your child.

Stop being frustrated and start making clay at home…

How to Make Clay at Home for Kids

1. Clay with Cornstarch and Baking Soda

Materials Required to make Homemade Clay-

  • Cornstarch
  • Baking soda
  • Water
  • Vegetable oil
  • Food colouring (optional)

How to Make Homemade clay-

1. In a saucepan, add 1 cup cornstarch and 2 cups of baking soda. Stir it well.

2. Now, add 1 ¼ cup of normal water, vegetable oil and food colouring.

Note- Rather than food colouring, you can also add acrylic paint.

3. Place the saucepan on heat. Cook until the mixture looks a bit dry.

4. Then let the mixture be cool for some time and knead the clay until it’s smooth.

5. Store the clay in an airtight container.

6. Let the kids play with clay whenever they want.

2. Clay with Flour and Water

Materials Required to make Homemade Clay-

  • Flour
  • Water
  • Salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • Food colouring (optional)
  • Cream of tartar

How to Make Homemade clay-

1. In a bowl, add 1 cup salt, 2 cups flour and 2 tablespoons cream of tartar. Mix them well

2. Add oil and few drops of food colouring in the mixture

3. Pour 2 cups of boiling water in the mixture. Mix them well

4. Let the clay absorb some water and set up. Then knead it until smooth

5. Once it is done, store it in an airtight container.

These are the two ways in which you can make clay for your kids at home. Try this and let us know your views in the comment section below.

Happy crafting.

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Last Updated: Fri Jul 31 2020

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