Air Dry Clay Recipes

Free no bake, no salt clay recipes for kids. Homemade baking soda and cornstarch clay for fun, easy craft projects. Air dry clay hardens without baking.

This is a fun "make your own clay" recipe. The resulting clay is great for kids and safe for preschoolers who like to put their hands in their mouths.


2 cups baking soda
1 cup cornstarch
1 1/2 cups cold water


1) Combine ingredients in medium pan and place over medium heat.
2) Stir constantly until mixture reaches a smooth mashed potato consistency.
3) Turn dough onto a plate and cover with a damp towel to cool.
4) When dough is cool, knead dough until smooth.
5) SCULPT!!!!!

Air dry clay on a drying rack or cookie sheet for 3-5 days, turning twice a day.

Clay can also be stored in an air tight bag in the refrigerator and reused at a later date. Allow the clay to warm up to room temperature before reusing.

Have fun sculpting and making homemade clay, and Happy Potting.

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