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Recipe for Oohhie-Gooey
The following recipe is for playful interaction of adults and toddlers. It is easy to make and easy to clean up.

Tools:
One small mixing bowl, one flat surface either formica table top, or large piece of heavy white vellum drawing paper, 22 1/2” X 28”.

Materials:
1 1/2 cups of corn starch, 3 cups of water, dry powder tempera paint, color of your choice.

Method:
Mix water and corn starch together in mixing bowl, adding water slowly and testing for consistency. It should be thick, not thin. Let your toddler stir until it is thick. Add 2 tablespoons of colored powder paint and mix with hands. The cornstarch should be thick, not runny, and should ooze from toddler’s hands on to the paper or formica surface slowly. To check consistency, scoop a handful up and squeeze it. If it dries out too quickly, or crumbles add a touch of water. It should ooze slowly so that it can be dribbled and played with.

Children will love this OOHHIE GOOEY stuff! Different colors can be added to change the color, red & blue, blue & yellow. Changing colors is always exciting to young children, like magic.