Recipes for Slime and Silly Putty

  SLIME
  Materials:
glue (wood glue works well but white glue will work too)
liquid laundry starch
water
measuring spoons
plastic spoon
1 small cup
food coloring (optional)
plastic bag (optional)

Directions:

1. In the cup, put 1 tsp glue and 1 tsp water. Stir to dissolve glue. Add some food coloring if you want colorful slime.

2. Add 1 tsp laundry starch to your glue mixture; stir well.

3. As the new material starts to form, you may have to take it out of the cup and knead it to make the slime form.

4. AMSE Slime can be stored in a plastic bag.

   
  Oobleck or "Play Slime"
  Corn starch
Water
Food coloring (optional)

Put cornstarch in bowl. Add enough water to make a paste. If desired, you may also add food coloring. This makes a messy slime that goes from liquid to solid, and is great fun to play with. This recipe (or green playdough) is especially fun to make after reading Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss!
 
   
  SILLY PUTTY
  Materials:

glue (wood glue works well but white glue will work too)
Epsom salts
water
measuring spoons
plastic spoon
2 small cups
waxed paper
plastic bag (optional)

Directions:

1. In one cup, put 1/2 tsp Epsom salt and 1/2 tsp water, stir to dissolve salt. (NOTE: It may not all dissolve.)

2. In the other cup, put 1 tablespoon glue. Add the Epsom salt water to the glue and stir.

3. Watch as your new material starts to form. Pull out the putty and put it on the waxed paper. You can experiment with it to find out more about its properties.

4. You can store the new putty in a plastic bag.

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