Homemade Goop Recipe

This homemade goop recipe makes enough for 1 child, inspiring sensory creation with cornstarch, water & food coloring.

You will need these ingredients for homemade goop:

Homemade Goop Recipe - Sensory Creation Child Hands Cornstarch1/2 cup cornstarch
1/4 cup water
small bowl, tin pie plate, etc.
cookie sheet or pizza pan
more water
Food coloring (if desired)

Add the water to the corn starch in a small bowl, tin pie plate, etc. Mix the homemade goop together using your hands. If you need to add more water, add just a couple of drops (especially after playing with it for awhile).

Ask questions like:
What does the corn starch smell like?
How does it feel?
What is it doing?


June 3, 2015 by MamaDuck

17 Responses to Homemade Goop Recipe

  1. Jessica Johnson April 27, 2015 at 10:57 pm #

    I absolutely LOVE this goopy fun recipe!!!!!!
    I love how kid friendly it is!!!!!!!!
    The fact that the kids can choose their own color, and make it their very own.

  2. Tiffany @ Home Grown Families August 27, 2010 at 8:30 am #

    Thanks! Can’t wait to try this!

  3. Emily June 11, 2010 at 9:11 am #

    my daycare makes this all the times and everyone loves it

  4. Liv May 19, 2010 at 3:44 pm #

    Great Stuff!!! My kids dig it!

  5. Jolene (South Africa) February 17, 2010 at 3:23 am #

    Thank you so much for sharing this. I’ve been looking for a goop recipe that didn’t include white glue for ages.


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