How to Make Gunge

Written by amy kingston | 13/05/2017

Gunge, or slime, is a slippery fluid often used in practical jokes called sliming or gunging. Gunge is poured over the victim's head or they are dunked into a tank containing gunge. A gunge tank, similar to a dunking tank in which a victim is submerged in water, can be used at fundraisers and charitable events. Homemade gunge is made out of simple materials and can be any colour desired. A non-toxic version is best for children.

Things you need

  • 1 1/4 cup water

  • 1 tbsp borax

  • 3 glass bowls

  • Wooden spoon

  • 1/4 cup white glue

  • Food colouring or poster paint

  • 1 cup custard

  • Gummy worms, chocolate chips or mini marshmallows (optional)

Mix 1 cup of water and 1 tbsp of borax in a glass bowl. Stir with a wooden spoon until the borax is completely dissolved.

Pour 1/4 cup of water and 1/4 cup of white glue into a second glass bowl and stir with a wooden spoon.

Pour 1/2 cup of the borax solution into the glue mixture. Add several drops of food colouring to the mixture. Substitute poster paint to make non-staining gunge.

Stir the mixture until it becomes stiff.

Put 1 cup of ready-made custard in a glass bowl.

Add two to three drops of food colouring and mix with a wooden spoon.

Add gummy worms, chocolate chips or mini marshmallows, if desired. This gunge is edible.

Tips

  • Store gunge in a zipper-type plastic bag in the refrigerator. Double or triple the ingredients to make larger quantities of gunge.

Tips and Warnings

  • Store gunge in a zipper-type plastic bag in the refrigerator.
  • Double or triple the ingredients to make larger quantities of gunge.

Things you need

  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp borax
  • 3 glass bowls
  • Wooden spoon
  • 1/4 cup white glue
  • Food colouring or poster paint
  • 1 cup custard
  • Gummy worms, chocolate chips or mini marshmallows (optional)

Show MoreHide

By using the eHow.co.uk site, you consent to the use of cookies. For more information, please see our Cookie policy.