Frugal Family Fun: Gooey Gunk from The Ultimate Book of Kid Concoctions

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Gooey Gunk from The Ultimate Book of Kid Concoctions

My daughter's preschool teacher sent home this recipe along with a baggie of gunk made up! The girls have had tons of fun playing with it, so I wanted to share it with you guys! You can purchase the latest Concoctions book here by clicking on the Store button on the left hand side!

What you will need:
Solution A
1 cup water
1 cup white glue
2 TBS. liquid tempera paint of 7-10 drops of food coloring

Solution B
1 1/3 cups warm water
4 tsp. borax laundry booster

How to Concoct it:
1. Mix ingredients in Solution A in a medium bowl.
2. In a second medium bowl, mix the ingredients in Solution B together until the borax is completely dissolved.
3.Slowly pour Solution A into Solution B  (DO NOT MIX!!!)
4. Roll Solution A around in Solution B 4-5 times
5. Lift Solution A out of Solution B and knead for 2-3 minutes.
6. Store Gunk in an airtight container or plastic Zip bag.

Concoction Tips and Ideas:
*Use red liquid tempera paint/food coloring to create Lava Gunk, green to create Slimy Gunk or black to create Tar Gunk

Have fun!!


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