Kaili likes to watch Creative Galaxy and after each episode her creativity is sparked. She comes out wanting to cook or create. I thought about how I used to make Gak with my students and how easy it was. How come I haven’t done this with her yet?
We walked to the drugstore to pick up some of the ingredients. Once the littler one was in bed, we set out to make some homemade Gak.
This comes together in five minutes, it’s too easy.
4 oz. school glue
1/2 cup water + 1/4 cup HOT water
1/2 teaspoon Borax
Mix glue and 1/2 cup water in small bowl or container and mix well.
Add in food coloring if using.
Dissolve the borax in 1/4 cup of hot water. Mix until it’s completely dissolved.
Pore the borax water into the glue mixture.
Stir the Gak and watch as it changes into a solid mass. Knead the Gak for a bit until it’s no longer sticky and wet.
It’s a great sensory activity. Mesmerizing.