Enjoy making new things? Enjoy getting a bit messy?! Then follow the five steps below to make your own play clay…and let your imagination go craaaaazy!


How to make no-cook clay

What you’ll need…

2 cups of plain flour
2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
½ cup of salt
2 tablespoons cream of tartar
1 cup of just-boiled water
Food colouring
Mixing spoon
Large mixing bowl
Small bowl 

Step 1

Mix up the flour, salt, cream of tartar and oil in a large mixing bowl.

Step 2

Ask an adult to measure one cup of boiling water and pour it into a small bowl. Then add a large splash of food colouring.


Step 3

Ask the adult to pour the hot water bit by bit into the mixing bowl and stir until it becomes a sticky dough. You might not need all of the water.


Step 4


Step 5

Once your play clay is smooth and nice to handle, start creating! Try making a few different colours.

 

TOP TIP

You can store your play clay in an airtight container for a few months!


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