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Finger Paint, Bubbles, Goop, and Play dough

Finger Paint
2 c flour
2 tsp salt
2 1/2 cups cold water
2 c boiling water
food colouring
Mix flour with salt. Add cold water. Stir until smooth. Gradually add this mixture to boiling water. Boil until smooth
and thick. Add food coloring, then stir until smooth.

1/2 c dishwash
1 1/2 c water (warm)
1 tsp glycerine
Mix together and leave to cool.

2 c salt
1 c water
1 c corn starch
Cook salt and 1/2 c water for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat. Add corn starch and 1/2 c water. Return to heat. Stir until mixture thickens. Store in plastic bag.
You can add food colouring if you want.

Play dough
2 c water
4 tsp cream of tartar
4 tsp cooking oil
food colouring
2 c flour
1 c salt
Conventional: Mix and cook over very low heat until not sticky to touch.
Microwave: Cook high 2 mins, stir, cook another 2 mins, knead, cool.
Store in an airtight container. this keeps for months. If it dries, add a fraction of water, and knead.