Keep your little ones active and creative by following our easy homemade recipe for plasticine and let the fun the begin!

Yield: Makes about 1 1/2 cups



  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Liquid food colouring


  1. Combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup cold water in a small bowl until smooth. Set aside.
  2. Combine salt and 1/3 cup water in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until steaming, about 3 - 4 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in cornstarch mixture.
  4. Return saucepan to medium-low heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened, about 5 minutes. Cool completely.
  5. Divide mixture into pieces. Add 1 - 2 drops of food colouring to each piece. Knead with a spatula until combined.
  6. Store in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week.