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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Homemade Clay

It is cold here in Wisconsin, -22 degrees again this morning. 
Cabin fever is starting to set into my boys.

Homemade clay to the rescue!

 Homemade Clay
What you need:
 4 cups of flour
1 1/2 cups of salt
1 1/2 cups of water

Mix the salt and flour in a bowl.
Add water gradually to form a ball.
Knead (pound, roll and pull) until it no longer falls apart.
Do your project and allow it to dry at room temperature for approximately 2 days (more for larger or thick projects)


Store any unused clay in a sealed bag in the fridge. Allow it to warm to room temperature before you use it again.


  1. That looks like fun Carla ! We are in the middle of a blizzard (already a foot of snow) can't go anywhere today perhaps I will get crafty with some of that :))

  2. Brrr! That's cold! It only feels like -11 here! I think cabin fever is starting to hit here as well. These look like fun!

  3. How fun! Looks like a great winter time activity. :)

  4. This gave me an inspiration. Thank you for sharing! Janice

  5. Looks like a great pass time since it is much to cold to build snowmen!

  6. I hope you warm up soon. This bitter cold is making me feel like a bear in hibernation. Looks like you are making the most of your time indoors. Love that you got crafty with the kids.

  7. need to make this for my children. We are having cold temperatures too...not quite as cold, but definitely very cold for us


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