Recipe & Rhyme Goop

Caroline Hepfler

All recipes don’t have to be edible. Here is a recipe for FUN! Kids of all ages (and even parents) will love to play with this goop. There is just something about the feel of it, that fascinates everyone. So go ahead… make a mess! It will be fun.

Goop Recipe
You will need:
1/2 cup of cornstarch
1/4 cup of water
Food coloring (optional)

Steps to follow:
Mix cornstarch and water together. Add some food coloring if you would like. Play with it! Add a few drops of water as needed to keep the goop all nice and goopy.

Now it’s time to get with the rhythm! When reading this rhyme, find a beat. Clap your hands or even stomp your feet!

Goopy Goop Rhyme
Gilly silly, Goopy goop.
Go and do a loopdy loop.
Stretch and catch the goop for fun.
Don’t stop yet we’re not quite done.
Feel the goop, slip and slide.
Keep your smile nice and wide.
Take the goop one last time,
And play with it while you say this rhyme.

For more info on Caroline Hepfler please visit her website at or visit to purchase her Recipes & Rhyme book.

Caroline Hepfler wants to inspire families to cook and laugh together in the kitchen. Each article includes a kid friendly recipe and a fun rhyme. So what are you waiting for? Lets start rhyming!

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