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Did you know you can make homemade bouncy balls?! We were super excited to try this one out.
Here are the things you’ll need to make this:
1/2 tsp borax
2 Tbsp warm water
1 Tbsp glue
1 Tbsp cornstarch
In one bowl mix the borax and water- add food coloring to this if desired. Mix until dissolved. In another bowl pour glue cornstarch, and 1/2 tsp of the borax/water solution. Do not mix, just let it sit for about 20 seconds to interact. Then stir together until fully mixed. It will be a sticky mess.
When it gets thicker, pull it out and knead in your hands. It will continue to thicken and you can roll it into a ball. Try bouncing it. It doesn’t go really high like the super bouncy balls kids are used to, but it bounces.
Store it in a plastic bag when not being played with. DO NOT EAT- borax can be toxic.