Here’s a recipe for summer fun.
I don’t really know what it is or why kids like “goop” — but they do.
It’s strange. Like them.
A match made in heaven, I guess.
First: assemble ingredients, utensils and rowdy children.
Be sure to specify each child’s job … specifically … to avoid arguments later.
Note: it is wise to allow older children to handle the food coloring. Trust me, I know!
It took three bottles of glue to make a cup.
Luckily, we had some 50-cent bottles from the bargain bin.
- Pour 3/4 cup water into large mixing bowl.
- Add 1 cup glue to water. Stir.
- Add food coloring of your choice until mixture reaches desired color. Stir.
In small bowl, mix 1/4 cup water and 1 Tablespoon Borax powder. Stir well.
Add Borax mixture to large mixing bowl and stir.
- Goop will immediately begin to form.
- Remove clump from bowl and store in zipper-locking plastic bag.
- There will be liquid left in the mixing bowl.
- Mix another 1/4 cup water with 1 Tablespoon Borax.
- Stir into remaining liquid for batch No. 2.
Be sure to set some ground rules before turning goop over to kids.
WARNING: It makes a mess in the carpet and it really slimes mirrors and windows!