Manipulative Activities With Silly Putty & Beads?

Answer Young children lack the fine motor skills necessary for writing, tying shoes and other tasks. These skills may be developed through manipulative activities. Silly Putty and beads are excellent tool... Read More »

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How to Pop Silly Putty?

An editor has suggested that this article be merged with:"How to Make a Popping Sound with Silly Putty" Per the merge policy, if these topics are determined to be similar but distinct, then the art... Read More »

How to Remove Silly Putty From a Rug?

Invented in 1943, the "solid liquid" called Silly Putty, sold in its distinctive plastic egg, has been an inexpensive source of fun for generations of children. While kids enjoy Silly Putty, parent... Read More »

Who discovered silly putty?

Silly Putty was discovered by James Wright in 1943. He combined boric acid and silicone oil to create what Silly Putty's website calls a "solid liquid". In 1950, an advertising consultant for a toy... Read More »

How do I get Silly Putty out of clothes?

Cut ItStretch the clothing tight, and use a butter knife to cut away as much Silly Putty as you can. A serrated knife sometimes works better than a straight knife.Swab ItApply rubbing alcohol with... Read More »