413 Fun CRAFT Recipes For Kids - CLAY ORNAMENTS, FUNNY PUTTY, SOAP PAINT, PAINTBRUSH COOKIES, COOKIE DOUGH ORNAMENTS, BUBBLE RECIPE, BUBBLES, APPLE POTPOURRI, SIMMERING POTPOURRI, WATERPROOF - GLASS GLUE, SILLY PUTTY, PLAYDOUGH, and more...

413 Fun CRAFT Recipes For Kids - CLAY ORNAMENTS, FUNNY PUTTY, SOAP PAINT, PAINTBRUSH COOKIES, COOKIE DOUGH ORNAMENTS, BUBBLE RECIPE, BUBBLES, APPLE POTPOURRI, SIMMERING POTPOURRI, WATERPROOF - GLASS GLUE, SILLY PUTTY, PLAYDOUGH, and more...

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395145 -- CLAY ORNAMENTS



4 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. salt
1 1/2 c. cold water
Christmas cookie cutters
Shellac
Ribbons for hangers

Mix flour and salt together. Slowly add water while stirring with a fork until soft dough forms. Turn out on lightly floured surface and knead until smooth, adding a…  See more details below

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SNEAK PEAK:

395145 -- CLAY ORNAMENTS



4 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. salt
1 1/2 c. cold water
Christmas cookie cutters
Shellac
Ribbons for hangers

Mix flour and salt together. Slowly add water while stirring with a fork until soft dough forms. Turn out on lightly floured surface and knead until smooth, adding a small amount of water or flour, if needed. Roll dough on a floured surface to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters. Place ornaments 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Punch "hanging holes" with a drinking straw. Bake in a preheated 300 degree oven for 30 to 45 minutes. Baking time will vary with size of ornaments. When completely cool, you may paint ornaments with Tempra paints or leave natural. Coat with shellac. Note: Dough will keep indefinately if stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

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395146 -- FUNNY PUTTY



1/4 c. Elmer's glue
2 tsp. Sta-Flo liquid starch

Combine glue and starch; mix well and allow to dry slightly until workable. Store in airtight containers.

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395147 -- SOAP PAINT



1 c. powdered detergent
4 tbsp. liquid starch
1 tbsp. powdered Tempra

Beat detergent and starch with mixer until peaks form. Add Tempra and mix well. Apply with hands, brushes or sticks.

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395148 -- PAINTBRUSH COOKIES



3/4 c. butter
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt

Mix shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Mix flour, baking powder and salt. Stir together and chill 1 hour. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll out 1/8 inch thick. Cut in desired shapes. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Paint with egg yolk paint. Bake 6 to 8 minutes. --EGG YOLK PAINT:--

1 egg yolk
1/4 tsp. water

Divide mixture and add food coloring. Paint designs on cookies with paint brush. If paint thickens, add few drops of water.

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395149 -- PAINTBRUSH COOKIES



1 egg yolk
1/4 tsp. water
Food color

Divide 1 egg yolk and 1/4 teaspoon water among several cups. Color each with a food color. Paint onto sugar cookies prior to being baked with paintbrush. If "paint" thickens, just add a few drops of water.

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395150 -- COOKIE DOUGH ORNAMENTS



1 c. salt
2 c. flour
1 c. water

Mix together salt and flour and add water a little at a time. Knead dough 7 to 10 minutes until dough is smooth and elastic. Roll dough 1/4 inch thick and then use cookie cutters. Put hole for hanging in top of shape. To attach small buttons, smooth on a little water, then put on. Bake at 325 degrees until light brown (about 1/2 hour). First color with bright magic markers when cool and then varnish (can use spray varnish).

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395151 -- PAINTBRUSH COOKIES



1 1/2 c.powdered sugar
1 c. butter
1 egg
1/2 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. cream of tartar
Granulated sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/2 c. flour

Mix powdered sugar, butter, egg, vanilla and almond extract. Stir in flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Cover and refrigerate at least 3 hours. Heat oven to 375 degrees. Divide dough into halves. Roll each half 3/16" thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board. Cut into desired shapes with 2" to 2 1/2" cookie cutter; sprinkle with granulated sugar. Place on lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake until edges are lightly brown, 7 to 8 minutes. Makes about 5 dozen.

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395155 -- BUBBLE RECIPE



2 c. Dawn dishwashing detergent
6 c. water
Almost 1 c. Karo light corn syrup

Combine, shake, let settle 4 hours. Store covered in refrigerator to extend suds shelf life. Allow to warm before using. Costs about $1.50 per gallon. Bubble Tips: 1. If foam develops scrape off with a stiff card. 2. Keep suds clean from dirt and grass. 3. Bubbles are best on humid days. 4. Protect suds from direct sun.

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395156 -- BUBBLES



1 c. Joy or Dawn dishwashing liquid
3-4 tbsp. glycerin (from Pharmacy)
10 c. clean cold water, up to 50%
more on dry days

Measure 10 cups water into a clean 2-5 gallon bucket. Add dishwashing liquid and glycerin and stir gently to avoid froth. A lot of bubbles for a lot of kids, you may wish to use 1/4 of recipe.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015918564
Publisher:
S.H.W.
Publication date:
11/03/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
115 KB
Age Range:
6 - 8 Years

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