1 pkg dry yeast
1 cup water
1 tsp sugar
2 cups flour
1 Tblsp oil
1 tsp salt
400 degree oven
cooling rack tools
for modeling (knife, fork, toothpick)
1. Process: Mix the water, sugar
and yeast in a bowl until the yeast softens (2-3
2. Add one cup of flour and stir
vigorously with a wooden spoon. Beat the mixture
until smooth and add oil and salt. Next add the
second cup of flour to the dough.
3. Pour the thick batter onto a
floured board and add more flour slowly while
kneading the dough. Keep coating of flour on the
dough to prevent sticking.
4. Knead for about 5 minutes. The
dough should be smooth, elastic and satiny and
bounce back if a finger is poked into it. Place the
dough in an oiled bowl and cover with a clean towel.
Set the bowl in a warm place for dough to rise for
about forty-five minutes.
5. Punch the dough down and work
it into a smooth ball. Divide the dough into
portions for each child to use.
6. Create sculptures with the
dough. Create any shapes or designs.
7. Bake the sculptures for 15 - 20
minutes in the lower part of a 400 degree oven.
Large forms may take longer. Bake until golden and
Cool the sculptures on a rack. Eat