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Have you heard of Gak?

Gak is a gooey substance that is almost a cross between the consistency of play putty and play dough. In the past, most folks called it flubber. Kids love it . If you want to impress your children with your scientific knowledge and cooking prowess, you may want to create a batch of Flubber–Gak. No matter what, you’re bound to have fun.

Following is the recipe.

Caution: However, since the recipe uses a little borax, you won’t want to use this with toddlers or youngsters that want to nibble or put all they touch into their mouths. The poison control center says the amount of borax in the recipe wouldn’t hurt anyone, but just to be sure, we believe it is better to use with children that will play and not nibble on their Flubber-Gak.

Be sure to supervise creation and play regardless of ages involved. Have Fun!!!!


What you need:

2 bowls for mixing the ingredients white glue, food coloring, water and  a little bit of borax for this project.

Keep in mind you can always half the recipe too for smaller portions.

Bowl 1: Mix together:

  • 2 cups white glue
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • food coloring

Bowl 2: Mix together until dissolved: *must be a separate bowl

  • 1 Tablespoon borax (soap section of grocery store)
  • 1/3 cup water.

Combine together the two mixtures  and pooof!

You have your very own flubber-gak.

Store in zipperlock plastic bags.

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