How To Make Putty Without Borax And Glue

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Putty is a type of clay that is often used for arts and crafts projects. However, many commercial putty products contain borax and glue, which can be harmful if ingested or inhaled. In this tutorial, we will show you how to make putty without borax and glue using safe and easy-to-find ingredients.


Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • 1 cup of cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • Food coloring (optional)


Follow these steps to make putty without borax and glue:

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the cornstarch and water.
  2. Mix well until the mixture becomes thick and gooey.
  3. If you want to add color to your putty, add a few drops of food coloring and mix well.
  4. Knead the putty with your hands until it becomes smooth and pliable.
  5. If the putty is too sticky, add more cornstarch. If it is too dry, add more water.
  6. Your putty is now ready to use!


Here are some tips to get the best results:

  • Store your putty in an airtight container to keep it fresh.
  • If your putty becomes hard, add a few drops of water and knead it until it becomes soft again.
  • You can experiment with different colors and textures by adding glitter, essential oils, or other ingredients.
  • Be careful not to ingest or inhale the putty, as it can be harmful.


Making putty without borax and glue is a safe and fun activity that you can do at home. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create a versatile and colorful material that can be used for many different projects. So why not give it a try and see what you can create!