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In order to make gak, you will need the following ingredients:

  • Elmer's glue

  • Water

  • Borax (found in the laundry departments of stores)

  • Food coloring



  1. Mix the glue and water. Combine 2 cups of Elmer's Glue and 1½ cups of warm water in a small container or bowl.

  2. Add the food coloring. Choose your favorite color of food coloring and add it to the glue/water mixture. Stir the mixture after you have added the food coloring to spread the color.

  3. Mix the Borax and water. In a different container, combine 1 cup of hot water with 1½ tablespoons of Borax.

Kool-aid Playdough

In order to make kool-aid playdough you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 cup flour

  • 1/2 cup salt

  • 1 env. (0.13 oz. to 0.23 oz.) KOOL-AID Unsweetened Drink Mix, any flavor

  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 Tbsp. oil




  1. Mix first 4 ingredients in medium saucepan until blended. Stir in water and oil.

  2. Cook on medium heat 5 min. or until mixture forms ball, stirring frequently.

  3. Transfer to plate; cool slightly.

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