Clay, Dough & Putty



Peanut Butter Play dough(A)

1-cup peanut butter
1-cup liquid honey
1-cup powdered milk
1-cup rolled oats.
Mix together and use.

Peanut Butter Play dough (B)
1-cup peanut butter
1-cup white corn syrup
1-cup powdered sugar
3-cups powdered milk
In a large bowl, mix peanut butter, corn syrup, and powdered sugar together.
Add powdered milk and knead until smooth.
(Add more powdered milk if you need to.)
The children can mold dough into any shape they wish.
Additions:
provide children with various decorating materials,
(raisins, chocolate chips, raspberry chips, butterscotch chips,
shredded coconut, dried fruit, pretzels, smarties etc.)
This is FOOD and children must wash their hands before touching the dough
and only touch the dough on their plates.

Play Dough
2 1/2 Cup Flour
1/2 Cup Salt
1 T. Alum (optional - makes it firm)
1 3/4 Cup Hot or Boiling Water
2 T. Oil
Optional:
Food coloring or Tempera Powder
Mix flour and salt in a bowl.
Mix alum, water, oil, and coloring in a separate bowl,
and then add to flour and salt mixture. Knead well.
Add extra flour if sticky.
No refrigeration is needed.
Keep in an airtight container.

Baker's Clay
1-Cup Salt
1/1/2 Cup Water
4-Cup Flour
4 T. Oil
Mix flour and salt
Add water and oil slowly to the dry ingredients
stirring with a spoon until well blended.
Knead dough until sort and pliable.
Sculpt objects or use cookie cutters to cut shapes.
Bake 45 minutes in 350-degree oven until hard.
Paint when cool.

Fruity Putty
0.3 -ounce package fruit flavored gelatin
2 cups flour
1-cup salt
4 tablespoons cream of tartar
2 cups boiling water
2 tablespoons cooking oil
Mix the dry ingredients in a pan.
Add the boiling water and cooking oil.
Stir over medium-high heat until the mixture forms a ball.
Place the ball on waxed paper to cool.
Store in an airtight container.
Cut the fruit picture from the gelatin box and paste to the lid.
Use different flavors to make all
different colors and smells.

Silly Putty
You Need:
-Cup Elmer's glue
-Cup Starch Liquid
Food coloring
Do NOT substitutes any other glue for Elmer's glue!
Slowly add starch to glue
and knead with fingers.
The more you work with it the better it jells.
Add food coloring if you want.

Silly Putty (B)
Mix well 2 parts White Glue (Elmer's)
1 part Sta-Flo Liquid Starch
If you use Elmer's School Glue
instead of regular white it
doesn't bounce or pick up pictures.

Flour and Salt Clay
4-cups flour
1-cup salt
Food coloring
Water to moisten
Mix the ingredients to desired dampness.
Store in refrigerator to avoid spoiling.
This clay dries hard and can be painted
or decorated with markers or pens.
To make reusable dough,
add two tablespoons of cooking oil.

Sawdust Clay
2 cups sawdust
Liquid starch
1-cup flour or wheat paste
1-tablespoon glue (if flour is used)
Mix ingredients to workable consistency.
Can be dried and painted.

Frosting Dough
1 Can Frosting Mix
1 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
1-Cup Peanut Butter
Spoon & Bowl
Mix all ingredients in bowl with spoon.
Knead into workable dough.
Model, as with any dough.

Oatmeal Dough
1-Cup Flour
2-Cup Oatmeal
1-Cup Water
Preparation:
Gradually add water to flour and oatmeal in bowl.
Kneed until mixed (this dough is sticky, but unique in texture.
Model as with clay.
VARIATIONS:
Add cornmeal in small quantity for texture,
Add coffee grounds in small quantity for texture.