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Craft Recipes - Colored Playdough

Colored Playdough
1 cup flour
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup water
1/2 cup salt
2 tsp. cream of tartar
Food coloring

Mix all ingredients in saucepan. Heat, stirring constantly until ball forms. Knead until smooth.

Craft Recipes - Kool-Aid Playdough

Kool-aid Playdough
1/2 cup salt
2 cups water
2 tbsps. salad oil
2 cups flour
2 tbsps. alum
Kool-aid for color

Boil salt in water until salt is dissolved. Add Koolaid for color. Add salad oil, flour and alum. Knead or process until smooth. Keeps for two months or longer.

Craft Recipes - Uncooked Playdough

Uncooked Playdough
1 cup cold water
1 cup salt
2 tsp. vegetable oil
3 cups flour
2 tbsps. cornstarch
Tempera paint or food coloring

Mix water, salt, oil and enough paint to make bright colors. Gradually work flour and cornstarch to consistency of bread dough.

Craft Recipes - Oatmeal Playdough

Oatmeal Playdough
1 part flour
1 part water
2 parts oatmeal

Mix all ingredients until smooth. Knead. Non-edible but not toxic if eaten by mistake.

Craft Recipes - Egg Yolk Paint

Egg Yolk Paint
1 egg yolk
1/4 tsp. water
Food coloring
Mix egg yolk with water and lots of food coloring. Use a paint brush to paint on baked cookies. Return cookies to oven until egg has solidified.

Craft Recipes - Liquid Starch Finger Paint

Liquid Starch Finger paint
1/4 cup liquid laundry starch
2 drops food coloring
or 1 tsp. tempera paint

Mix ingredients in small plastic bowl until blended.

Craft Recipes - Baker's Clay

Baker's Clay
4 cups flour
1 cup salt
1 tsp. powdered alum
1 1/2 cups water
Food coloring

Mix all ingredients in bowl. If too dry work in extra water with hands. Color by dividing and adding food coloring to each portion. Roll or mold as desired. Once molded or rolled bake on un-greased cookie sheet for 30 minutes in 250 degree oven. Turn and bake another 1 1/2 hours. Remove and cool. When done, sand lightly if desired and paint.