DIY ideas for children: create a self-hardening paste!

Gebhard Sophie

In this new article, we want to continue our good momentum: offer you activities to do with your children ! After the flower wreaths, the colored candles, we come back today with a recipe from self-hardening plasticine.

This creative hobby recipe is quick, easy and safe to make. The latter offers the possibility for your children to make their own personalized decorations .

Let their imaginations run wild and don't forget to share their creations on your social networks!

Odoo - Sample n ° 1 for three columns

Prepare the following ingredients and accessories:

Take a seat in your kitchen. In a saucepan over low heat, start by pouring two glasses of household baking soda.

Odoo- Sample n ° 2 for three columns


Then add a glass ofcorn starch.

Odoo- Sample n ° 3 for three columns


And finally, a glass of water.

Odoo - Sample n ° 1 for three columns


Let your children mix their preparation over low heat with a spatula, until they get a good consistency.

The remaining water will be used to moisten the paste to prevent it from drying out during modeling.

Odoo- Sample n ° 2 for three columns


Let the dough rest for a moment. As soon as it has the right consistency, your children can start shaping it.

Add a little water if it dries up while you are still working it.

Odoo- Sample n ° 3 for three columns


Your children can create whatever shapes they like, by hand or with cookie cutters.

Once the shapes are finished, the dough should harden in the open air. Your children can then personalize them according to their wishes by adding color, for example :)

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