Designing with dough

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By Lynne Garnerfreelance educational and craft writer

Dough is an ideal medium for creating 3D projects. The ingredients are simple to obtain, inexpensive and safe to use


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Basic dough recipe

You will need:

  • 6 cups plain white flour
  • 6 cups fine table salt
  • 3 cups warm water
  • 6 tbsp cooking oil
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Wooden spoon

What to do:

  1. Mix together the salt and flour in the bowl.
  2. Make a well in the middle of the flour and add the cooking oil.
  3. Slowly add the water, stirring all the time until you have a soft, pliable dough.
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