Make Your Own Bouncy Ball

  • Water
  • Borax
  • Cornstarch
  • White liquid glue
  • Food colouring


  1. Mix 1/2 cup of warm water and 1 tablespoon of borax in a cup until dissolved
  2. Mix 2 tablespoons of glue, 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, and food colouring (optional) in separate cup
  3. Pour the glue mixture into the cup with water and borax; squish mixture with hands until it's no longer sticky
  4. Once mixture hardens, remove from cup and roll the mixture in your hands firmly to form a ball until hardened

Note: If your ball still feels sticky give it a little dunk in the borax water and it should firm up.

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