Soap Flake Sculptures
Coffee Ground Dough
Sand Sculpture Clay
SOAP FLAKE SCULPTURES
c. soap flakes (like Ivory Snow)
1/2 c. cold water
Place soap flakes and water in a medium size bowl. Squeeze the mixture
together with your hands until it becomes slightly damp and sticks together.
(This mixture dries quickly, so you'll have to work fast!) Now you
can form it into any shape you'd like, animals, snowmen, decorations, tree
ornaments, etc. Place the finished sculpture(s) in the refrigerator
shredded wheat biscuit
2 tbsp. glue
Food coloring (optional)
Crumble the biscuit into a bowl. Add the glue and food coloring.
Mix the ingredients together until the cereal is completely coated.
Makes enough dough for one child. Objects made with the crunchy dough
will air dry in about 12 hours.
COOKED PLAY DOUGH
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. vegetable oil
1 c. water
Get help from an adult. Mix and cook ingredients on the stove at
low heat until mixture forms a ball. Knead. Add more flour if sticky.
Store in airtight container.
parts Elmer's glue
1 part liquid starch
Put glue into mixing bowl. Add starch while mixing until it forms
1 c. flour
1 tbsp. glue
Hot water or liquid starch
Moisten with water or starch until modeling consistency is reached.
Will dry hard, may be painted.
COFFEE GROUND DOUGH
c. used coffee grounds
1 1/2 c. cornmeal
1/2 c. salt
Add enough water to moisten. Has a very different feel and look.
Not good for finished products.
SAND SCULPTURE CLAY
1 c. water
1 c. cornstarch
Mix in pot over low heat until thickened. Let cool and mold into
shapes. Decorate with shells. Dry. Can be painted.
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