DIY Silly Putty

DIY Silly Putty

With summer here I want to fill your momma arsenal with a ton of boredom busters.  Quick crafts and projects for the kids that use common supplies found around the home.  Last week we made Rubber Band Balls and this week we are sharing another oldie but goodie, Silly Putty!

DIY Silly Putty

Silly Putty only requires three ingredients:
 
Elmers White School Glue
Borax Laundry Soap {found in the laundry isle at Walmart}
Water
Food coloring {optional}
 

DIY Silly Putty

Mix together:
 
2 tbsp white glue
2 tbsp water
food coloring {as desired}
 

DIY Silly Putty

Stir until completely combined.
 

DIY Silly Putty

Next mix:
 
1 tsp Borax
1/2 cup warm water
 
stir until Borax is completely dissolved.  Slowly add the Borax water to the glue mixture {about 4-5 tbsps}.  As you add the Borax the mixture will start to change and become more solid.  Drain excess water and form the material into a silly putty ball.  Voila!


DIY Silly Putty
DIY Silly Putty

Our kids absolutely love making Silly Putty and yours are sure to love it too!


DIY Silly Putty

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