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Turn a Boring Afternoon at Home into an Exciting and Playful Day with the Kids!

When I heard that there was a recipe to make your very own bouncy balls, I thought it was too good to be true! The best part is, they're so easy to make even the kids can help you with it.

A simple recipe that translates a rainy day, or hot summer afternoon into a day of fun for everyone!

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Materials Needed:

  • ½ cup warm water
  • 1 tablespoon borax
  • 1 tablespoon of cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons white liquid glue
  • food coloring

Directions:

In a cup mix the warm water and the borax.

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In another cup mix the glue, cornstarch, and food coloring.

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Pour the glue mixture into the water-borax cup.

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The glue mixture will harden after 10 seconds; use a fork to take it out of the water. If the glue mixture is still sticky, squish it with your hands and dip it back in the water.

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Roll the mixture in your hands to make a ball. The more you handle the mixture the firmer it will become.

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You are done!

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