Introduction: Stress Balls

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Unfortunately, stress is a part of daily life. With just a few supplies and 10 minutes anyone can make this fun and easy stress ball!

You will need:

-2 Balloons



-Small Bowl (Paper or Styrofoam)

-Empty Water Bottle

-Something to Stir with (I found forks work best)


Step 1:

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In your bowl, place 6 tablespoons of corn starch and slowly work in 3 tablespoons of water.

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Slowly stir mixture until smooth, working out all lumps.

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Slightly bend edge of bowl to create a small spout to pour mixture into empty water bottle.

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Blow up both balloons to stretch them out and then place one balloon over the top of the water bottle.

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Turn water bottle upside down until all of the mixture has gone into balloon (you may need to squeeze the bottle to force all of the mixture in).

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Take the balloon off of the bottle and tie a tight knot after making sure that no air is trapped in the balloon.

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Cut off the end of the knot after making sure the knot is secure.

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Cut off the neck of the second balloon.

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Place filled balloon, knot inward, inside the second balloon.

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Squeeze and de-stress!!!!


Swansong (author)2016-10-18

I love playing with these! :)

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