If you want to try out the best homemade putty recipe ever, it’s this one. We thought the last one we made was the best, but this one IS THE BEST! The kids can’t get enough of it, and I must say I love it too. So whether you are looking for something for therapeutic reasons like therapy putty, or something to help the kids while they work or a stress reliever for yourself, you’ll want to make this therapy putty recipe.
How to Make Putty
The Best Therapy Putty Recipe Ever
Don’t get me wrong the original homemade putty is still great, and we’ll continue to make that recipe too. But, this one is even stretchier and squishier than the last one 😉
If you are looking for a homemade putty for your kids or yourself this one is amazing. It is tough enough to work stress and hand muscles but still perfect for kids to enjoy working with and holding throughout the day.
Here you will see how easy it is to make your own putty.
Therapy Putty Recipe
Your kids will love this homemade putty just for them. It’s also great for improving hand strength so if you or your children need to work on hand or wrist muscels a DIY putty might be just what you need.
Plus, it does a great job strengthening their hand muscles which are important to use now and as they grow.
DIY PUTTY for Kids
Your kids will be enjoying this DIY thinking putty while they squeeze it, flatten it, stretch it, snap it, poke it or whatever else they want to do with it.
The Putty Recipes we share here are for kids and adults are are a super easy way to create silly putty and Therapy Putty using common household ingredients.
This DIY Putty recipe takes less than 5 minutes to make and kids LOVE squeezing, pulling, stretching, and playing with their Putty.
Creativity and endless amounts of inspiration will come from playing with this awesome homemade putty.
The Best Therapy 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 1/4 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 Putty (DIY original)
Silly Putty Recipe
- 4 oz. Elmer's White Glue
- 1/4 cup Cornstarch
- 1/4 tsp Borax
- 1/4 cup Very Hot Water
- 2-5 drops Food Color
Pour glue into bowl
Add cornstarch in with glue and Mix. Add the food
Add the food coloring and mix again.
In a separate bowl, mix very hot water and 1/4 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 and you're ready to use.
I usually let the putty sit for a couple of minutes to dry before giving it to the children.