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Make a DIY Bouncy Ball using borax laundry powder, cornstarch, school glue and a little water! This chemistry and craft project rolled into one can be used to spark great conversations about the science behind elasticity! How high does the ball bounce? For the full craft, click here:

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  1. Why is every cool craft with Borax! It's unavailable here in Europe! Is there a replacement that is less toxic that yields the same result?

  2. NURLERI YT says:

    we don't have borax at Malaysia

  3. deepak wason says:

    I don't have borax in india

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