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 😉
Therapy Putty Recipe
We store thinking putty in magnetic spice jar containers or closed containers near our schooling area. It’s perfect for the kids to play with any time. 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. 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.