It’s back! The best homemade thinking putty recipe ever and this time it’s a Halloween DIY Thinking Putty. You can make your own thinking putty any time of the year. All you have to do is change the color, maybe add a scent, and you can even pair it with few fun books or figures to go with the theme. Of course, you can also just switch these out monthly for your children to use while homeschooling or doing homework. Putty is the perfect thing for your fidgeter.
The Ultimate Halloween Putty Recipe
FOR THE BEST KIDS ACTIVITIES
The Best DIY Thinking Putty for Halloween
If you prefer the candy corn look, you can head over here for the Candy Corn Putty Recipe.
This putty turned out so pretty just as orange as a pumpkin and goes perfectly with our fall themes.
How to Make Thinking Putty
Strengthens hand muscles
Improves fine motor skills
and Relieves Stress
The putty recipe you’ll get here does all that and more. Plus it’s fun and makes great gifts.
Thinking Putty Recipe
1. Pour glue into bowl
2. Add cornstarch in with glue and Mix.
3. Add the food coloring and mix again.
4. In a separate bowl, mix very hot water and 1/2 tsp Borax until it is dissolved.
5. Add it to the glue mixture and stir again.
6. Get your hands in there and knead the putty until it’s no longer sticky
7. Pour out excess water, and you’re ready to use.
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How to Make Thinking Putty (original)
- 4 oz. Elmer's White Glue
- 1/4 cup Cornstarch
- 1/4 cup hot water
- 1/4 tsp. Borax
- 2-5 drops food color
Pour glue into a bowl
Add cornstarch in with glue and Mix.
Add the food coloring and mix again.
In a separate bowl, mix very hot water and 1/2 tsp Borax until it is dissolved.
Add it to the glue mixture and stir again.
Get your hands in there and knead the putty until it's no longer sticky
Pour out excess water mixture, and you're ready to use.