I hope you have fun with these recipes. Casey
This is a recipe for making something sold under the name of GAK or GACK! in
stores. It's lots of fun for kids, as it's a cross between
putty and Jell-o. It can be easily formed into different shapes, but will
quickly lose that shape and become a formless puddle once you stop
manipulating it. Best of all, it's very inexpensive to make yourself.
- 2 cups white glue (regular old Elmer's school glue)
- 1 and 1/2 cups water
- Food color of choice
Mix the above until it's not sticky.
Add Borax solution to the glue solution. You will get a very thick clump
slime where the two mix. Now you must work in the rest of the solution.
clean hands, knead the Slime to get it to mix it well. This will take about
minutes or so, and is not very difficult as the Slime easily separates
If you desire a looser, more slimy texture, add a bit more water and knead it
in. The more slimy this is, though, the more apt it is to get stuck in any
fabric it comes in contact with. I recommend that children only be allowed to
play with it on a table.
If it gets stuck on any fabric, just soak it in water. In time, the Slime will
- 1 teaspoon Borax (found in stores in the laundry section)
- 1/2 cup of water
Bubble Solution # 1
- one cup of clear dishwashing soap
- twelve cups of water
- 5-6 teaspoons of glycerine
Bubble Solution # 2
- two cups of clear dishwashing soap
- six cups of water
- 3/4 cup of white corn syrup
Let settle 4 hours before using. Refrigerate to store for long periods
of time. Use at room temperature.
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