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Crafts for kids with food

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From: healthy meals and more Courtesy of kay crowley



Ingredients Needed For Crafts for kids with food
*1 cup flour
*1/2 cup salt
*2 tbsp Cooking oil
*2 tbsp cream of tartar
*1 cup water with desired color of -food coloring

Directions To Prepare Crafts for kids with food
'''Homemade play dough'''
#Cook the above mixture over medium heat stirring until stiff.
#Cool and knead out lumps.
#Store in airtight container.

'''Finger painting'''
#For young children, prepare instant chocolate pudding and let them do creative finger painting with no danger if some finds its way to their mouths!

'''Macaroni pictures'''
#Have various shapes of Pasta to choose from.
#Let children glue these onto colored paper for creative pictures.

'''Place mats'''
#Let children draw their own pictures on fairly heavy paper.
#Use clear contact paper to cover the front and back of the drawing.
#They now have their own personal placemat.
#These make fun presents for mom and dad for special occasions.

'''Christmas tree ornaments'''
*1 cup cornstarch
*2 cups baking soda
*1 ¼ cups cold water

#Mix and cook over medium heat stirring constantly about 4 minutes or til mixture thickens into a moist mashed potato-like consistency.
#Cover with a cloth while it cools enough to knead it.
#Roll out dough and cut into shapes using a straw to put a hole in the top for a ribbon to hang on the christmas tree.
#Dry 24 hours.
#Paint with tempera paints.

'''Papier mache'''

#Dry laundry starch cold water
#Mix the starch and water in equal amounts.
#Stir completely.
#Let stand.
#This will thicken.
#Tear newspaper or tissue paper into strips.
#Dip these strips into mixture.
#Shape over a balloon or into a mask shape, figures, animals, etc.
#Let dry 3 days or so, depending on thickness.
#Paint with acrylic paints.

'''Aargo do-it yourself clay that"s safe for kids'''

*2 cups baking soda
*1 cup argo corn starch
*1 ¼ cups water

#Mix cornstarch and baking soda, add water, mix.
#Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
#Thicken to consistency of mashed potatoes.
#Form clay into desired shapes, let dry for 36 hours, color with paint or felt-tip marker, and coat with shellac or clear nail polish.





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