⅓ Cups cornstarch
2 Cup cold water
¼ Cup clear liquid dish soap
- Mix together sugar and cornstarch in a small pan, then slowly add cold water.
His attention span lasted all of about .4345 seconds, so I gave him a few bowls of flour and “scoops” to play with. BINGO.
- Cook over low heat, stirring until the mixture becomes a smooth, almost-clear gel (about 5 minutes).
- Let cool.
I put mine in a baking dish and put it in the fridge because I, like my son, am not patient. Worked fine as far as I could tell!
- When it’s cool, stir in dishwashing liquid.
- Scoop equal amounts of mixture into containers and stir in food coloring.
I believe you can get those bottles at the dollar store, or even at Walmart for cheap.