Preschoolers Activity-11

Homemade Rubbery Goop

The kids are going to love this!!! Homemade Rubbery Goop is perfect
for sensory play opportunities as it is safe and non-toxic using basic
ingredients found in your pantry.

Goop plays are never ending!

You can add gemstones, bottle tops, shells, toy cars, dinosaurs or any other nick knacks from around the house to enhance the fun and play. There are no preservatives in this recipe and depending on how many children play with the Rubbery Goop, it can last up to two weeks. The best part, its made with edible material, so all the Mama’s out there can do their home chores with ease while your little ones have a their time with their goop!


Step 1: Combine all ingredients into a saucepan and mix the ingredients together using a wooden spatula to remove lumps.

Step 2: Heat on stove stirring with a wooden spoon, bring the mixture to the boil continuously stirring.

Step 3: Small lumps will begin to appear, continue to stir until a thick mixture has formed.

Step 4: Turn out onto the bench; be careful the Rubbery Goop will be very hot!

Step 5: Knead together to form a smooth ball of Rubbery Goop.

Step 6: Store in a plastic zip-lock bag or air tight container. Play with Rubbery Goop much like play dough using rolling pins, play scissors and cookie cutters.

Playful Questions

  • Why is it stretchy and soft?
  • Why do we need to heat it?
  • Why is it called goop?
  • Can it be frozen?
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