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How to Make Oobleck

From PBS Parents



- 1 cup of cornstarch

- 3/4 cup water

- Food coloring (optional)

- Plastic bowl or bin


1. Help your child measure 3/4 cup of water in a plastic measuring cup.

2. If you have food coloring, have your child add a couple of drops to the water.

3. Help your child measure 1 cup of cornstarch. Pour into a plastic bowl or bin. Ask your child, "What do you think will happen when the liquids are added to the corn starch?"

4. Visit PBS Parents for complete directions and a how-to-video.