Here's the recipe we used from First Art, a book loaded with inspiration:
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup salt
1/2 cup cornstarch
Combine above ingredients in a medium-sized bowl. While mixing with your hands, gradually add warm water until the mixture begins to take form. Knead briefly to desired consistency.
Of course you can add food coloring or tempera paint to color your play clay, but M loves to paint so we opted skip the colors so she can paint the beads once they dry.
Some of her very small beads were dry in two days, however, the "humongous ones" (as she says are finally dry after a week.Pin It