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Lesson Plans

Dryer Lint Modeling

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MaryAnn Kohl (maryann)
Tue, 23 Mar 99 16:47:06 -0700

Here you go! I love this recipe. it's fun to get lots of different colors
of lint from bright, fluffy towels, etc. PRETTY. Works like papier-mache.

Lint Modeling

3 cups dryer lint
2 cups cold or warm water
2/3 cups flour
3 drops oil of cloves, optional
old newspapers
box, bottle, balloon, or other object to "mold"

Stir lint and water in a saucepan.
Add flour and stir to prevent lumps.
Add oil of cloves to keep the recipe "fresh'.
Cook over low and stir until the mixture forms peaks.
Pour out and cool on newspapers.
Shape over boxes, bottles, balloons, or press into a mold, or use like

Makes 4 cups.
Dries is 3-5 days
Is very hard and durable.
Dries smooth if pressed into a mold.
Dries rougher if shaped over an object.

MaryAnn F. Kohl