This paste can be used for papier-mache projects. This paste is nontoxic, which is good for for the youngsters and it will last for months if you keep it in the refrigerator.
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups boiling water
3/4 cup cold water
Slowly pour cold water into flour and stir to make a paste. Pour paste into the boiling water, stirring constantly. Cook for 5 minutes or until the paste is thick and smooth. When cool, pour into a plastic squeeze-top container; label.