Is it a liquid or a solid? Oobleck has such an interesting unusual consistency that children love to experiment with. It is easy and inexpensive to make as well as being nontoxic and child-friendly.
You will need
- Food colouring
- Measuring cup
- Wooden spoon
- Put 2 cups of cornstarch into a bowl.
- Measure 1 cup of water and add a few drops of preferred food colouring to the water. Mix well.
- Add the coloured water to the bowl with cornstarch. Mix well using a spoon or your hands.
- The perfect consistency should be a solid when picked up, but then should slowly turn to a liquid consistency.