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Cornflour clay is an interesting alternative to salt dough. The uncooked dough is bright white, and silky to touch. The finished creations are paler and finer than salt dough. We used ours to create some hanging decorations - ideal for a Christmas tree.



Cornflour Clay
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Time: 15 minutes to prepare the dough
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
1/2 cup bicarbonate of soda
1/4 cup cornflour (cornstarch)
1/3 cup of water



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Method
Mix all the ingredients together in a pan to create a runny goop.



Cornflour clay, corn flour bicarbonate soda dough, bakers clay, white clay dough, salt dough made with corn flour




Cornflour clay, corn flour bicarbonate soda dough, bakers clay, white clay dough, salt dough made with corn flour


Heat gently, stirring all the time.
After a few minutes, the liquid should start to thicken. Remove from heat as soon as it starts to thicken enough to be able to stick together and form a ball.



Cornflour clay, corn flour bicarbonate soda dough, bakers clay, white clay dough, salt dough made with corn flour




Cornflour clay, corn flour bicarbonate soda dough, bakers clay, white clay dough, salt dough made with corn flour


Allow to cool to room temperature.

The dough can now be rolled out and stamped with cookie cutters or modelled into shapes. We used a straw to make a hole in our hanging decorations.



Cornflour clay, corn flour bicarbonate soda dough, bakers clay, white clay dough, salt dough made with corn flour




Cornflour clay, corn flour bicarbonate soda dough, bakers clay, white clay dough, salt dough made with corn flour


Bake gently in a low heat oven (around 100 degrees Celsius for about an hour) until the items have dried out.
When cool, tie a ribbon through the hole in the shape to create a hanging decoration.



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#Christmas tree
#Any age
#Easy
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