Homemade Clay

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Chelle_DaysFlutterby

Use this easy to make clay for kids crafts they can paint - good for Christmas decorations or just rainy day fun. From Homebasics Fall 2004.

Top Review by Shwltr78

This dough turned out entirely too soft. I added a ton of flour and thought it would be OK, but it was a mess the next day. It probably would have worked if we were just cutting out shapes, but it would not hold a 3D form.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine flour and salt in mixing bowl.
  2. Gradually add water and vegetable oil.
  3. Combine until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed.
  4. Mould into desired shapes.
  5. Bake at 250 for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  6. Remove and let cool completely.
  7. Paint and spray with acrylic spray.

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