Making Homemade Gak
Did you play with Gak as a kid? Have you ever made any? It may be one of the funnest things to see transform into a semi-solid substance. Just as much fun for me to make it as for my kids to help pour and watch as I mix...... ......and then squish their little fingers into. (and much more fun than just buying.) I found this recipe here. Then gathered all of my supplies. (I bought the liquid starch at Wal-Mart over by the laundry detergent.) Mixed the food coloring in with the glue... Then…
How to Make Homemade Goop | eHow.com
Goop -- also known as slime, goo or gack -- provides hours of playtime enjoyment for children enthralled by its somewhat disgusting, runny consistency. Instead of purchasing similar slimy products from the store, make your own goop from household ingredients. Letting the kids help create it adds even more fun.
Recipe for that squishy stuff
SLIME .... FLUBBER Well, if you've ever wondered how to make Slime or Flubber, here's the recipe! My kids are in heaven with the stuff and I love how it doesn't crumble up all over the place or dry out like play dough. We do keep it sealed in airtight bags when we are not playing with it. I do not let them play with it over the carpet. I don't want to know what would happen if it got squished into all those fibers and I do not want to take that chance. So, here you go! It really is quite fun…
I can't believe I've never tried this project before. It was so easy and fun that I ended up doing it three times this week... first with my own kids, then as a project at my son's school, and then with our music class. I have a little bit of PTSD after working with lots and lots of squirrelly little 4 and 5 year olds. In particular my own kids, who tend to just dump out all the paint, smear it all over their bodies, and then run away screaming. They can engage with art projects sometimes…
How-To: Homemade Sidewalk Chalk | Make:
There's something so summery about seeing hopscotch squares and colorful chalk drawings on the sidewalk as you walk through your neighborhood, and the
Baking Soda Modeling Clay - I Can Teach My Child!
This is the best homemade modeling clay I've found. It's light, oh-so-soft, and has a texture similar to playdough. And it even dries without flaking or