Modeling Play Clay (Autism Friendly)

Objective: Encourages a love of baking and allows for freedom of creativity that can be added to the top of baked goods.  


  • 1lb bag of Confectioners’ Sugar 
  • ½ tsp salt 
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup 
  • 1/3 cup butter 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • Food Coloring 

Step 1: In a large mixing bowl add 1lb confectioners’ sugar, ½ tsp salt and mix together. 

Step 2: Into the mixing bowl add 1/3c light corn syrup, 1/3c butter, 1 tsp vanilla extract and combine with the ingredients from step 1. 

Step 3: Add 3-4 drops of food coloring into the mixture and mix in the color to the clay. 

Step 4: Mold the clay into whatever you desire. 

Step 5: For the clay to retain its shape, place it in the fridge until hardened.  

Senses Engaged 

  • Touch  
  • Taste  
  • Smell 
  • Sight 

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