• 8 oz of Elmer’s Glue
  • Borax
  • Large mixing bowl
  • 8 oz Plastic cup
  • Spoon
  • Measuring cup
  • Food coloring
  • Water
  • Paper towel
  • Zipper-lock bag


1. Empty the entire bottle of glue into a mixing bowl. Fill the empty bottle with warm water, cover with its lid and shake. Pour the glue-water mixture into the mixing bowl and use the spoon to mix well.

2. Add one to two drops of food coloring.

3. Measure 1/2 cup of warm water into the measuring cup and add a teaspoon of Borax powder to the water. Stir the solution.

4. While stirring the glue in the mixing bowl, slowly add a little of the Borax solution. Keep adding the Borax solution to the glue mixture until you have desired effect.

5. To store, seal Gak in a zipper-lock bag.

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