How To Make Slime In 5 Easy Steps

Follow these steps to create the gooiest slime ever!

Jordan Cohen
Created by Jordan Cohen
On Nov 3, 2021

Whether it's making mud pies at the beach or doing finger paints at school, kids love getting their hands on anything icky and sticky. If they want to make something slimy at home, no need to freak out and grab the Clorox wipes yet.

Making slime can be a fun experiment and only requires a few simple ingredients. Follow these steps to learn how to make slime!

Step 1

What's your favorite color?

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Step 2

Start mixing

Combine the glue, water, and food coloring in a bowl, mixing with a stick.

How will the liquid mixture turn into stretchy slime?

Step 3

Watch as the slime instantly forms! The borax attaches molecules from the glue, creating a putty you can play with.

Step 4: Ready to get a little messy?

Step 5: Slime time!

Now play with your new toy! Slime is a great way to learn about science and be creative. The slime can last longer before drying out if kept in a plastic bag in the fridge.

What science experiments have you tried at home?

Homemade slime

Baking soda volcano

Homemade lava lamp

Ice cream in a plastic bag

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