Most children like to play with clay, but the most common brands all contain wheat. Most homemade recipes call for wheat flour. By Making your own it reduces cost and you can make it wheat free. Have fun making your own gluten-free clay with your child and then spend countless hours playing with it. And if your mini Michael Angelo is a clay eater ( as many are) , don't worry.
1/3 cup Margarine ( Gluten Free) or shortening
1/2 tsp Salt
1/3 cup Light corn syrup
1 tsp Vanilla extract (Gluten Free)
1 lb. Confectioner's sugar (Gluten Free)
Mix first 4 ingredients in a mixer. Then add powdered sugar. Knead until the dough is smooth, divide into portions and add natural food colors if desired. Store in airtight containers ( zip lock bags) and place in refrigerator to store to prevent spoiling.
1/2 cup Rice flour
1/2 cup Corn Starch
1/2 cup Salt
2 tsp Cream of tartar
1 cup Water
1 cup Cooking Oil
1 tsp Food coloring
Combine all ingredients in a pot and cook over low heat until a ball forms. Take it off the heat and let it cool to touch. Form into balls and store in an air tight container.