Gifts for Mom

This Friday on my craft table we have gifts for Mom.

Instructions

  1. Combine flour, salt and 1 cup of water. Divide into 4 dough balls and set 3 aside.
  2. To evenly distribute color, add food coloring to ¼ c water combine with dough ball. Knead with hands, if needed. …
  3. Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  4. Roll dough, cut ( use a straw to make a hole if you are making a necklace)
  5. Roll dough, cut and use a straw to make a hole. Place onto parchment lined cookie sheets {flat sheets are best} and bake 20 minutes. Flip and return to oven 15 minutes.
  6. After baking – glaze with glitter nail polish or glitter modge podge
  7. Then let dry and glue on the pin backs or thread with yarn for necklace

Melting the Plastic

1. Take the toaster oven outside and heat to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. Melt plastic outside in order to avoid exposing yourself to harmful fumes.

2. Place the metal container in the toaster oven for three to four minutes. Increase heat in 25 degree intervals until the plastic is completely melted. Different types of plastic have different melting points.

3. Remove the metal container from the toaster oven using protective gloves or oven mitts once the plastic is completely melted.

4. Pour the melted plastic into a mold using a wooden stick. Allow the plastic to completely cool before taking it out of the mold.While cooling punch in a whole for thread of the necklace.

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