Can I ask you a simple question – do you remember playdough? What’s playdough – well, playdough is that sticky, goop-like substance that your kids love to play. But, did you know that playdough can be very effective and efficient household cleaner as well? Just take a look at the article below and find out more about this – you can buy playdough from most retailers, but why spend money on it when it’s so easy to make it yourself! Making this goop is a great activity to do with the entire family, and it will make cleaning around the house so much easier. To be honest with you, I was a little weary of how something like this “goop” could be used to clean. But, after all, all kids love playing with play dough, and they usually leave a mess for us (parents) to clean up after. But this DIY Goop happens to be great for cleaning tiny crevices such as laptop keyboards. Usually for the hard to reach places, I typically use compressed air, but that’s not always the best solution as it can blow particles even deeper into a gap. However, goop is perfect for this!
And, I also think that you’ll be amazed when we tell you that you can also use goop to clean your car. While car washes can get most of the job done, they don’t always clean out the crumbs and smudges that are hard to reach. Goop is perfect for this! Note: this homemade goop recipe is very simple and easy to make, and it’s made by easy available ingredients. you just have to follow the simple instructions. Here’s what you need to do:
Making the DIY Cleaning Goop is quite easy.
You’ll need the following materials:
- 1 measuring cup
- 1 cup warm water
- 1/2 tsp. Borax Laundry Booster
- 1 mixing bowl
- 5 oz. clear or white school glue
- Favorite food coloring
- 1/2 cup water
Here’s what you need to do – first, you need to add borax powder to 1 cup of warm water. Be sure to stir until everything is completely dissolved. Then set this mixture aside. As we mentioned earlier, this is a great activity to do with your kids! In a mixing bowl, mix glue with 1/2 cup warm water. Then add several drops of your favorite food coloring. Blend everything together until the mixture is smooth. Then, you need to pour the borax mixture into the glue mixture. As you mix, you’ll notice a shape start to form. The mixture should feel wet and gooey. Knead the goop using your hands until it feels firm and dry. Discard any excess liquid.
The more you knead the goop, the firmer it will feel. After that, you need to store the goop in a zip-lock bag or an airtight container for however long you want! Then put them away and use them whenever you need to clean. As we said, this homemade Goop is awesome and gets the job done. Kids even enjoy cleaning with it too as it reminds them of play dough. If you can’t find any Borax at your local grocery store, then watch the video below to see how you can make DIY Goop with liquid laundry starch. We really hope you find this article helpful and don’t forget to share it with your friends and family. Thank you and have a good one!