Best Slime Recipes for Kids

Here are our favorite recipes for making slime! We want to see your pictures so tag us on Facebook and Instagram!

Oh, and if it happens to get stuck on your clothes or in your hair, you may want to read about the solution to getting it out.

[Related: When Slime Goes Horribly Wrong]

Basic Slime (Borax-Free)

  • 1 cup of Elmer’s glue
  • 1 Tablespoon of baking powder
  • 3+ Drops of Food coloring (optional)
  • 1-2 Tablespoons of saline (contact) solution

Mix the glue and baking powder well. Add a few drops of food coloring until you get the color you want. Finally, mix in 1 Tablespoon of the saline solution. Mix well and then add in the second Tablespoon a little at a time until you get the consistency you want for your slime. Voila! Slime!

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These are a few great slime recipes that use Borax. Use parental guidance in all of these but especially when handing hot water with kids.

We’ve done some pinning for you on our Slime Fun board with amazing ideas full of creativity on how to customize your slime. Fluffy slime. Glitter slime. Slime for days!!!

Slime Fun on Pinterest

We love this slime recipe by What’s Up Moms! Here’s a great video that shows the whole process from start to finish.

Post your slime pictures and tag us so we can see!

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