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Craft recipes for playdough, flour glue, salt dough and finger paint.



Finger Paint Recipe

Ingredients
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar

2 cups cold water
4 cups boiling water
4 teaspoons non toxic powder paint

Method
1. Heat flour, sugar and cold water in a pot, stirring constantly.
2. Add the boiling water and keep stirring until the mixture thickens.
3. Mix the paint to a paste with a bit of water and add it to the mixture. Stir well.
4. Allow to cool.

5. Store in an airtight container for a few days only.



Salt Dough Recipe

Ingredients (Multiply the quantities required.)
1 cup flour
1 cup salt
cold water

food colouring (optional)

Method
1. Mix the flour and salt with a little water to make firm dough.
2. Add a few drops of food colouring to colour the dough, if desired.
3. Store in an airtight container until needed.

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Flour Glue Recipe

Ingredients

¼ cup flour
500ml water

Method
1. Heat the water in a pot until hot but not boiling.
2. Add a little cold water to the flour and mix to a smooth, runny paste.
3. Pour the flour into the hot water and bring to the boil, stirring.
4. Remove the pot and allow the glue to cool.

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Play Dough Recipe

The advantage of this recipe is that it does not require heating, so your children can help you measure, mix and knead it.

Ingredients
3 cups flour
4 tablespoons salt
1 cup cold water
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon food colouring

Method

1. Mix all the ingredient and knead into a firm dough.
2. Store the dough in an airtight container in the fridge when not in use, so that the dough can last for a few weeks.

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