Activity

Make Sand Dough

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What You Need:

  • 4 cups sifted sand
  • 2 cups cornstarch
  • 3 cups hot water
  • Old pot
  • Wooden spoon
  • Wax paper

What You Do:

  1. Mix the sifted sand, water, cornstarch and water in an old pot over low heat.
  2. Stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture starts to pull away from the sides of the pot and then pour onto the wax paper.
  3. Knead well and store in air tight containers.

Use cookie cutters, sand molds and fingers to make castles and shapes. This versatile clay-like material hardens if left out and can be used for school projects. You can even add food coloring to make colored clay!

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