Silly putty - a plastic toy, which can change its shape depending on temperature and the manipulations that you are doing it.
Silly putty can be purchased in the store, but perhaps there is no need to spend money if you can make it yourself at home, but still benefit from it a lot of positive emotions.
You will need
- - PVA-
- - Tetraborate natriya-
- - Gouache.
Psychologists recommend silly putty asanti-stress toys. It is very plastic. If, for example, leave the cud in a warm room, then after some time it will take the form of a sticky puddle. If you knead this toy in his hands, then touch it remind you of clay. The interesting thing is that if you throw silly putty, for example, on the wall, it will be very strong and resilient, it is literally a matter of seconds. In this state, the gum is a bit like a rubber ball.
All components necessary for the productiongum, can be purchased without any problems at any office supply store, they may already have in your home. Difficulties can arise only one component - a sodium tetraborate, otherwise it is called a "drill", it is necessary to look. This "treasure" can be bought in pharmacy, for example, as a solution. Normally this glycerol-based liquid containing about 20% borax.
First you need to take a plastic container andPVA glue to pour. It is important that the glue was fresh, so when buying, check the date of manufacture. Now PVA add fresh gouache, not too much to the future cud not get dirty. This mixture should be mixed thoroughly until smooth.
After that comes the turn of the very"Magic" component, which is so difficult to acquire, it is sodium tetraborate. It needs to be carefully added to the mixture of glue to paint quite literally two or three drops of the resulting mixture should be quickly and thoroughly. The resulting "dough" gradually begins to thicken, it indicates that the gum manufacturing process is almost complete for the hands. Now it's time to remove the clay from the resulting container. Wrap it in plastic wrap and knead well in hand. All silly putty is ready, you can safely start playing.