Crafty Time: Making Gak

There are tons of Gak recipes out here. If you’re looking for an easy, reliable one here you go. Happy crafty time!


  • 4 ounces school glue
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Borax
  • food coloring (optional)


  1. Mix the glue and 1 /2 cup of water together. Add the food coloring. Set aside.
  2. In a measuring glass, dissolve 1/2 teaspoon Borax with 1 / 4 cup of warm water. Stir until it’s completely dissolved.
  3. Add the borax water to the glue mixture and mix well, until the Gak forms a blob around your spoon.
  4. Have fun!


Note: Make sure you 100% dissolve the borax in water before adding to the glue or the recipe will FAIL!



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