Lots of households have a container of cornstarch somewhere. But most households don’t get as much use out of that container as they can. Cornstarch is often used as a thickening agent in recipes.

But that’s not all that cornstarch does. There are plenty of uses for cornstarch that have nothing to do with cooking. You can untangle a knot and even make finger paint.

Cornstarch can be your new household helper. There’s so much that it can do. Here are 31 Uses For Cornstarch Outside Of The Kitchen.