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How to Make Slime

How to Make Slime

Get a little messy

Make ooey, gooey, sticky slime—the kids will L-O-V-E it! Use a DIY recipe, or grab a kit with everything you need.

DIY Slime Recipes From Elmer’s**

colored slime
supplies

Colored Slime

Supplies:

  • 5 oz. Elmer’s Color Glue
  • ½ Tbsp of baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp of contact lens solution
instructions

Instructions:

  1. Pour out the entire contents of the 5 oz. Elmer’s Color Glue into a bowl
  2. Add ½ Tbsp of baking soda and mix thoroughly
  3. Add 1 Tbsp of contact lens solution
  4. Mix until mixture gets harder to mix and slime begins to form
  5. Take the slime out, and begin kneading with both of your hands
  6. If it’s too sticky, add ¼ Tbsp contact lens solution and knead. Keep adding ¼ Tbsp contact lens solution until desired consistency.
Glitter Slime
Supplies

Glitter Slime

Supplies:

  • 6 oz. Elmer’s Glitter Glue
  • ½ Tbsp of baking soda
  • 1¼ Tbsp of contact lens solution
Instructions

Instructions:

  1. Pour out the entire contents of the 6 oz. Elmer’s Glitter Glue into a bowl
  2. Add ½ Tbsp of baking soda and mix thoroughly
  3. Add 1¼ Tbsp of contact lens solution
  4. Mix until mixture gets harder to mix and slime begins to form
  5. Take the slime out, and begin kneading with both of your hands
  6. If it’s too sticky, add ¼ Tbsp contact lens solution and knead. Keep adding ¼ Tbsp contact lens solution until desired consistency.
glow in the dark slime

Glow in the Dark Slime

Supplies:

  • 5 oz. Elmer’s Glow in the Dark Glue
  • ½ Tbsp of baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp of contact lens solution
instructions

Instructions:

  1. Pour out entire contents of the 5 oz. Elmer’s Glow in the Dark Glue into a bowl
  2. Add ½ Tbsp of baking soda and mix thoroughly
  3. Add 1 Tbsp of contact lens solution
  4. Mix until mixture gets harder to mix and slime begins to form
  5. Take the slime out, and begin kneading with both of your hands
  6. If it’s too sticky, add ¼ Tbsp of contact lens solution and knead. Keep adding ¼ Tbsp of contact lens solution until desired consistency.

Get the supplies

Elmer’s Glue

Elmer’s Glue

Baking Soda

Baking Soda

Contact Lens Solution

Contact Lens Solution

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**Adult supervision is required; this project is not appropriate for children under the age of 3 years. Thoroughly wash your hands before and after making and playing with slime. Warning: If large quantities of contact lens solution are accidentally ingested (greater than a tablespoon), get medical attention immediately.


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