Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 1 min

A no-cook sturdy clay thats great for playing and sculpting. It dries very hard overnight and makes rocky figurines and also makes very pretty earthy-textured beads. For a smoother clay, whir the oatmeal in the blender before mixing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir ingredients together.
  2. In large bowl until a lumpy dough forms (add more flour if necessary) then knead the dough on a floured surface (again, add more flour if necessary) until smooth and workable and not too sticky.
  3. For colored clay, add food coloring to the water before mixing.
  4. Allow your creations to dry overnight.
  5. Leftovers can be store airtight in frig for a couple days.
Most Helpful

WOW! Another clay winner! I took time out and made this this afternoon. What fun! I really enjoyed myself thoroughly. This time I used red and green food colours and made 2 batches of this. I used my heart shaped cookie cutter and one batch of this made 34 hearts for me. I did whirl the oats in my mixie before adding it to the flour and water. I used Quick Cooking White Oats of Gardenia Company. I have stored one batch in my freezer and 1 batch outside on my table. This X'mas is fun, thanks so much, Sara! Merry Christmas to you, your DH and your cutie pie boy!

Charishma_Ramchandani December 22, 2002

Fabulous earthy clay. I whirred the oats and the whole wheat flour (all I have in the house) in the food processor and then added the water with food coloring through the chute. It mixed together well and then I kneaded it. We made some cool chunky looking beads. Thanks for such a great idea for a sick day using easy ingredients I always have in the house!

ladypit June 03, 2005