Homemade Borax Free Flubber!

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Flubber is so easy to make and a lot of fun to play with! It feels wet and slimy but doesn’t leave any residue on your hands. It stretches, bounces and breaks apart. Is it a solid or a liquid? There is so much fun to be had with Flubber! If you are looking for an easy activity to do with your kids, you will have a blast making this Borax free Flubber!

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What You’ll Need:

  • What You’ll Need1 Cup White Elmer’s Glue
  • 1/2 Cup Water (room temperature)
  • 1/2 Cup Liquid Starch
  • Glitter and Food Coloring

How To Make Homemade Borax Free Flubber:

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In a medium-sized mixing bowl, mix together glue and water until completely blended.

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Mix in food coloring and glitter.

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Pour liquid starch into a large mixing bowl. Slowly pour in glue/water mixture. Using your hands, mix well until Flubber forms. This may take a couple of minutes.

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Once the Flubber has formed, you can play with it immediately!

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My daughter said, “I love to squeeze it, pull it and stretch it!”

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You can make handprints!

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Watch how long the flubber will hold a shape.

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And our favorite, Flubber Bubbles!

There is so much fun to be had with Flubber! Store in container with a loose cover. Will last up to a week!

Have fun!

 

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If your kids love playing with Flubber, they will have a blast with Magic Beadz!
They start out as tiny hard balls, but after soaking in water, grow into bouncy, squishy, fun water beads.

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4 comments on Homemade Borax Free Flubber!

  1. Natalie
    April 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm (2 months ago)

    Can I use powered starch

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    • KnowMom!
      April 29, 2017 at 10:09 am (2 months ago)

      Hi Natalie, it has to be the liquid starch. You can find it at most craft stores. =)

      Reply
  2. Katherine naugle
    January 31, 2016 at 6:58 am (1 year ago)

    When you say starch what do you mean?

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    • KnowMom!
      January 31, 2016 at 10:24 am (1 year ago)

      Hi Katherine!

      Liquid starch is found in most grocery stores in their laundry section. The brand that I used is called STA-FLO. I know they sell it at Target and Walmart. Hope this helps! =)

      Reply

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