To make homemade silly putty mix 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 1 1/2 tablespoons of dish soap, and knead until the mixture solidifies into the consistency of silly putty. Add more cornstarch if it is too moist and dish... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Crafts for Kids

The formula for Silly Putty is a proprietary one owned by the Crayola company since it acquired the manufacturing rights in 1977. The original Silly Putty was made from combining boric acid and silicone oil. It's possibl... More » Hobbies & Games Toys

To make an insecticide for whiteflies at home, pour 1 cup of vegetable oil into a sealable bottle, add 1 tablespoon of regular dish soap, and shake the bottle until the liquids mix together. Before using the insecticide,... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

To make Nickelodeon's official slime recipe, combine equal parts vanilla pudding, applesauce, cornstarch and hot water in a bowl, then add green and yellow food coloring until the mixture is the distinctive shade of brig... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Crafts for Kids

To remove double-sided tape, mix dish soap, white vinegar and hot water in a bowl, and use a textured towel to rub the mixture on the tape until the adhesive back comes off. You need double-sided tape, dish soap, white v... More » Business & Finance Business Resources Office Supplies

You can make Silly Putty at home by using liquid starch in place of boric acid detergent. By combining the starch with white glue, you can create a glob of putty to play with. Add food coloring to make putty in fun color... More »

Make your own garden pest soap by mixing 1 tablespoon of regular dish soap with 1 quart of water. Multiple quarts of water require an equal number of tablespoons of dish soap, so a gallon of garden pest soap requires abo... More » Home & Garden Pest Control