- Arts and Design
How To Make Cornstarch Clay (Porcelain Style)
This clay is for cutting out shapes to harden for ornaments, etc.
2 Cups Cornstarch
2 Cups Baking Soda
1 1/4 Cups Cold Water
Food Coloring (Optional)
In a saucepan, combine cornstarch and baking soda. Gradually add the water until the mixture is smooth. Heat at a low temperature, stirring constantly, until the mixture reaches a moist smooth consistency.
Turn into a container and cover with a damp towel. Knead the clay when cool enough to handle. Now your ready to make your crafts!
Roll out the dough to under 1/2" (anything thicker may crack)
Cut out into shapes, or have your child make a handprint plaque.
For some color just add a few drops of food coloring.
You can air dry or dry in a warm oven (200 degrees). If dried in the oven it may brown a bit, so if you want you can dry in the oven halfway and then air dry.