Gak, Oobleck, Flubber Recipe

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# 1 cup white glue
# food coloring, your choice of color (optional: coloring can stain!)
# 1 cup liquid starch

Pour glue and coloring in plastic container.

Stir until color is thoroughly mixed in.

Add starch a little at a time, stirring with a spoon or kneading with your fingers as mixture thickens.

Keep stirring until mixture holds together like putty.

Test with your fingers: if too sticky, add more starch in small amounts until mass is smooth and rubbery.

Food Color stain removal information.

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Oobleck Recipe

Another interesting substance is called 'oobleck.' It also acts like a liquid until pressure is applied.

* 4 parts cornstarch
* 1 part water
* food coloring is optional

Glorax (Flubber) Recipe

* Put 3 T. of water into a ziploc bag.
* Add 1 T. of white glue.
* Add 2 heaping T. of Borax (laundry detergent). It must be Borax.*

Shape into a ball. If the mixture is too sticky, roll the ball in a little bit of Borax. Enjoy stretching this elastic substance.

Silly Putty Recipe

This will bounce and pick up pictures from the paper just like the name-brand stuff.

* Add: 1/2 cup water to 1/2 cup Elmers Glue (Not School Glue!)
* Mix and add 3 drops of food coloring
* Make Borax solution: Take 2 tablespoons borax (You can buy this at a grocery store or online) and add to 1 cup of water and stir.
* Add 1/2 cup of borax solution to water and glue mixture
* Stir and store in a plastic bag

Mix well. Add food coloring if you wish. Let it dry about an hour. When ready, it will be smooth and rubber-like. Store in an airtight container."