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Sand dough

 

1 part white glue

2 parts flour

2 parts sand

2 parts water

 

Mix together to create dough.  You may need to add water or flour depending on the consistency

Sand Clay

 

1 c sand
1/2 c cornstarch
3/4 c liquid starch
old pot
sand molds

 

~~Mix sand and cornstarch in old pot.

~~Add liquid starch

~~Mix

~~Cook over medium heat

~~Stir constantly.

~~Until thickened

~~Remove from heat

~~Let cool.

~~Knead for 20 to 30 seconds before using.

Sugar sand

 

Does not irritate skin or small cuts

Sweet

Slightly damp will hold design

Difficult to clean spills (because of small grains)

Add a couple of grains of rice when storing to prevent clumping

Washes off hands easily

Salt sand

 

Irritates small cuts

Bitter taste

Difficult to clean spills (because of small grains)

Add a couple of grains of rice when storing to prevent clumping

 

Kool aid / Jell-o sand

 

Use presweetened canister

 

*Hint

Unsweetened packets are like a powder

 

Tend not to irritate skin or small cuts

Comes already colored and scented

Cornmeal sand

 

Larger grains so spills are easier to sweep up

Pleasant smell (smells like bread)

When used in sand jars [if left undisturbed for a day or so] the cornmeal will settle and retain the design.

Will not irritate skin or small cuts

 Not every grain of the cornmeal will color {this actually makes an interesting texture and color.} 

Does not take long for color to dry 

Can be returned to package to store

Washes off hands easily

Wondra Flour Sand

 

Will not irritate skin or small cuts

Easier than sugar or salt to clean

Grainy like sugar and sand

Washes off hands easily

Glow in the dark sand

 

This works best with the yellow cornmeal "sand".

 Just add glow in the dark paint to "sand" in the bag and mix, breaking all the clumps.

 Spread out on newspaper to dry, mix at least 3 times during drying process. 

 Use just like the other colored "sand

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