Goop, Gunk, Slime & Flubber

Goop

What you need:

1 Part Liquid starch
2 Part Elmer's Glue
Food Coloring (opt.)

What to do:

Add starch to glue until mixture becomes a pliable ball

Store in refrigerator in a covered container

Gunk

What you need:

1 Part Cornstarch
1 Part Water

What to do:

Mix and color with food color or Tempera Paint

Slime

What you need:

1 box Ivory Soapflakes
1 Gallon Water
Food Coloring

What to do:

Beat with mixer

Makes 5 gallon bucket

Flubber

What you need:

Solution A:
1 1/2 C. Warm Water
2 c. Elmers Glue
Food Coloring

Solution B:
4 tsp. Borax
1 1/3 C. Warm water

What to do:

  1. Mix solution A in one bowl, mix solution B in another bowl.
  2. Dissolve both well.
  3. Then just pour solution A into solution B, DO NOT MIX OR STIR! Just lift out flubber.
I made this with my daughters class, and the teacher & children loved it! It's neater than "Gak" or "slime". And it's also a safe chemical reaction for the kids to see. I used a glass bowl for solution B so the kids could see the flubber form in the bowl. It just becomes a big "cloud" of rubbery stuff. Store in baggies. If you half the recipe, you only need to half the solution A and it will work the same.
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