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School Glue Recipe

How to Make Your Own Glue


Make up a batch of this plain, white glue to have on hand whenever you need it.

Materials Needed:

  • 1 1/2 Cups Water
  • 2 Tablespoons Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 Teaspoon White Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Cornstarch


Pour 3/4 cup of the water into a medium sized pot along with the corn syrup and vinegar. Bring this mixture to a full boil, stirring often.

While you are waiting for that mixture to boil, mix the remaining cold water and the cornstarch together. Beat well to remove all of the lumps. Slowly stir the water and cornstarch into your boiling mixture, stirring constantly. Bring this mixture to a boil and let it boil for 1 minute. Remove the pot from the heat and let cool.

Once cooled, put the glue in a covered container and wait at least a day before using.

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