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Gak Recipe

  • small measuring cup (like a medicine cup)
  • small cup to mix in (like a punch cup)
  • 30 mL white school glue
  • food coloring (of your choice)
  • plastic spoon
  • 15 mL water
  • Borax powder (make a saturated borax solution by mixing as much borax as will dissolve in very warm water.  Put the solution in a pouring container, and fill another pouring container with plain water.
  1. Measure 30 mL glue into a small measuring cup.  Pour it into a larger cup.  For fun, add food coloring.
  2. Add 15 mL of water to the cup.  Stir the mixture.  Observe its properties.
  3. Add 15 mL of borax solution.  Stir.
  4. Observe what happens.
  5. Play with the new mixture.  Investigate its properties.
  6. Wash your hands when finished.
  7. Store the Gak in a sealed bag.

Valentine's Day Punch

  • 1 jug of red Hawaiian Punch
  • 1 2-Liter of 7 Up
  • 1 large can of Orange Juice
  • 1 large can of Pineapple Juice
  • 1 half gallon of orange Sherbet

Combine all ingredients in a large punch bowl.  The ice cream is added last in spoonfuls so that it will melt into the punch.

Playdough Recipe


  • 1 c water
  • 1c salt
  • 1/2 c flour
  • Your choice of food coloring


  • mix ingredients in pan
  • set to low heat and stir constantly
  • when dough forms remove it from heat (looks like mashed potatoes and sticks together)
  • remove from pan
  • allow to cool and enjoy