Gak Recipe: Slimy fun for kids

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Gak Recipe

Have you heard of gak before? Here is an easy Gak recipe that guarantees lots of fun with your kids.


  • 8 oz of Elmer’s Glue
  • 8 oz of warm water
  • Food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon Borax
  • 1/2 cup of warm water

What to do

  1. Mix glue and water in a bowl
  2. Add the food coloring and mix it in
  3. In a separate bowl using a spoon mix 1/2 cup of warm water and Borax
  4. Once the Borax has dissolved add this mixture into the glue mixture
  5. Mix first with the spoon. Once the mixture is combined knead with your hands until you have finished forming Gak
  6. Have fun!

For ideas on how to play with Gak and a list of skills your child is working on check out the Weekend Sensory Play Time post.


~ Urszula

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