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Creative Play-Time Recipes for Your Pre-Schooler


Mix Together in Bowl #1:

  • 2 C. white glue
  • 2 C. water

Mix together in Bowl #2:

  • 1 ⅓ C. warm water
  • ⅓ C. plus 1 tsp. Borax

Slowly pour Bowl #2 into Bowl #1 (approx. ⅓ at a time) After each ⅓ poured, pull out a blob of flubber from Bowl#1 and set it aside. When entirely mixed, knead to get out excess water.
Stretch, bounce, flub, blow air into with a straw,explore, have fun!


– (Large batch) –

4 C. flour
1 C. salt
4 Tbsp. cream of tartar

4 C. water
4 Tbsp. Canola or Vegetable Oil
Food Coloring (if using lots of color, use as part of the water measurement)

Cook this gooey recipe over medium heat stirring constantly. At first it may not seem like playdough but will quickly change form! Continue cooking until VERY WELL stirred and cooked both outside and inside! Store in an airtight container for weeks!