4 cups flour
1 cup salt
1 teaspoon powdered alum
1 1/2 cups water
Mix all ingredients in bowl. If mixture is too dry, work in extra water with hands. Color by dividing and adding food coloring to each portion.
Roll or mold as desired. Once molded or rolled bake on ungreased cookie sheet for 30 minutes in 250 degree F oven. Turn and bake another 1 1/2 hours. Remove and cool. When done, sand lightly if desired and paint.