Slime is a great sensory toy, which develops children’s creativity and fine motor skills, and that is extremely important for them. What’s even cooler, slime can be easily made by you or together by you and your kids, so you can use the ingredients you like and colors you prefer.
Want to learn how to make slime at home? Whether you are a slime making expert, or are just learning about the slime craze that has overtaken the world this year, you are going to love this easy tutorial for making rainbow slime. This DIY is quick and easy, a perfect summer craft idea for bored kids and teens, but one that will not have your parents screaming about the glitter that ended up all over the kitchen.
Have you ever made homemade slime before? It’s actually quite fun to do! If your kids love unicorns and they love slime, then they will absolutely love this unicorn slime. This unicorn slime can be adapted to your favorite colors too! We picked our favorite colors of a unicorn being – pink, blue and gold. But you could make it rainbow colored or add purple or green too! When you’re done making it, just twist the colors together and you can turn it into unicorn poop!
This cool galaxy slime recipe is free of Borax and other harsh chemicals. It’s the perfect, stretchy consistency and the colors are awesome! The glitter gives it a magical, night sky appearance. The glitter glue also takes the place of food coloring so there’s no staining.
Create cute ice cream sundae slime with a fun texture from foam micro beads. This non-edible slime recipe is easy to make and kids have so much fun playing with and molding the slime. These foam micro beads (expandable polystyrene) are added to slime and floam recipes to create texture and moldability.
This DIY slime is pretty easy to make and we are adding conversational hearts to it because it’s Valentine’s Day and this wouldn’t be a valentine’s day slime without conversation hearts. This candy slime is not edible so make sure you don’t eat it and it doesn’t smell to appetizing at all, but it’s a really unique gift to give a friend.
Sometimes the treasure at the end of the rainbow is a pot of gold, and sometimes it’s a jar of gold holo slime. This quick St. Patrick’s Day slime recipe only uses four ingredients, and no Borax.
This fun slime contains orbeez, and if you don’t have them, you can use water beads if you like. They are cheaper then orbeez in my opinion. Whichever one you prefer to use they both work great. The more you stir the slime will become less sticky and you will eventually have a smooth slime that is non sticky.
Celebrate the Finding Dory movie release with this easy glitter slime recipe. These small “fish bowl” jars make a great Finding Dory party favor or summer boredom-buster idea for kids!
Have you made slime before? Also know as flubber or gak, this amazing sensory project is as fun to make as it is to play with, using a common craft ingredient (glue). We decided to give it a colorful twist by making rainbow neon slime. The slime oozes and stretches and isn’t sticky at all as it would seem to be. You can roll it in to a ball and it will slowly ooze out. If you start by taking small, equal amounts of single color slime, you can make it rainbow colored several times.
The best part about this slime tutorial is that it’s scented. Think: watermelon, strawberry, apple, and blueberry. Keep in mind that, just like the slime you can buy in stores, you don’t want to give this to children who are still putting toys and objects in their mouths. While tasting and putting objects in your mouth is part of the learning process and is completely acceptable, this activity is for children who are past that developmental stage.
Have you ever wondered how to make glitter slime? It’s actually incredibly easy to make with just 5 ingredients needed! We added a fun bubble gum scent and pink glitter to make this homemade slime perfect to gift as a party favor or just to have a fun kids activity any time of the year.
Kids love the texture of slime, they love to squish it in their hands, they love to hide little toys in it, and they love to make it with their parents. This fluffy unicorn slime is a cool idea to realize. What makes this slime “unicorny”, you ask? It’s the combo of the trio of pastel colors, the additional glitter and the magical way it feels like a big ball of marshmallows!
This confetti slime will be a great activity for a birthday party. Even though it may look like it tastes good it is not meant to be eaten, tasted, or put anywhere near your mouth. Make sure that you are only playing these kinds of sensory play activities with children who can tell the difference between food and slime. If you do play with smaller kids make sure there is always an adult present to help.
This is a basic slime recipe that any starter can DIY. To make clear slime, use clear glue and then keep it in a container for 5-7 days without touching it. Eventually the bubbles will come to the surface and clear up. Read the whole recipe to make this slime.
Make Minions slime jars party favors – kids will love playing with this slime for hours. You can create these Minion jars with a few simple supplies for a quick and easy party favor or boredom buster idea. This slime recipe can fill up about 4-6 jars depending on the size of jars you’re using.
This bold blue slime with a touch of glitter was made using nail polish! However you could use any nail polish you like to make this slime and you will have so much fun. Keep in mind that such slime shouldn’t be eaten or even tasted by your kids.
Stretchy, a bit bouncy (not too slimy) and tons of fun to make and play with – this DIY rubber slime is sure to be a hit in your house. This “recipe” is similar to what some are using for a homemade silly putty. It’s rubbery and slimy, and you can give it any colors you like, get inspired!
It’s really easy to make with food coloring, PVA and contact lens solution. Which sounds odd, doesn’t it. Store in an air tight container and it will last a few days – bear in mind, the more you play with it the harder it will become.
This beautiful ocean-colored slime looks really wow! And even when the colors are mixed together, it looks pretty darn amazing. Wanna make your own slimy ocean? Read on!