Slime is something that everyone has to make just because. It really is all about science, but it really is also just plain cool. I am going to show you some of the best DIY recipe for making slime with kids! It all started with our easy and classic liquid starch slime recipe and just grew from there!
BEST RECIPES FOR MAKING SLIME WITH KIDS
OK! So slime looks like it could be difficult to make and to have come out right. I put off making slime for a long time because I thought it was just one of those things on Pinterest that only certain people can pull off. I didn’t want to waste time, money, or my patience. I was so wrong about slime making!
We have found a bunch of cool recipes for making slime with kids. Some we have tried ourselves and some are from friends who love their versions of slime recipes.
Our classic slime uses just a few simple ingredients you can usually pick up at the grocery store. It’s been our number one go to recipe when we want to make slime. You can easily give it any theme for a holiday or season. Homemade liquid starch slime is the best.
Slime is also a terrific activity to add to a science themed party and makes great party favors for guests to take with them. Check out how we made slime with our group of friends one afternoon. It was a blast, and the kids made some cool slime.
Plus, slime is science! That’s right, you can teach your kids a little bit about chemistry while you make homemade slime. Isn’t that cool. Read up on slime science here.
MAKING SLIME WITH THE KIDDOS IS FUN AND EASY!
OUR NEWEST RECIPE FOR STRETCHY SLIME! No Liquid Starch and No Borax Powder.
Click on the blue links to find each awesome recipe for making slime!
Slime is a must try science and tactile sensory play recipe for everyone. Kids of all ages love slime form preschool to high school and even adults too.
This is our number one slime recipe that is definitely our no fail, go-to recipe that is amazingly easy. It can be easily made into different colors and themes and is so much fun o play with too. It keeps well for extended slime play.
This is a classic slime recipe that works very well too. Not every one likes to use the Borax powder, but it does make a great slime and is perfect for exploring slime science.
Need a taste safe and borax free slime option? This is the slime for you! Although it definitely has a different consistency that isn’t quite like our traditional slime, you don’t have to worry of someone tries to taste it. However, it is not tasty. There are two versions to try.
This is a cool fiber slime that is also taste safe and borax free. However, it is also not a snack time slime, but it has a consistency that is closer to our traditional slime.
This is our traditional slime recipe with beach sand add for a really cool texture and makes an awesome summer themed slime.
New this winter, we tried making a fake snow slime using the decorative snow pellets you find in the dollar stores or craft stores. It’s a really neat consistency to try for a seasonal theme.
Oobleck is not slime, but it is a cool substance that is also a Non-newtonian fluid and can be easily whipped up when you don’t have all the ingredients on hand for slime. Oobleck makes an awesome science lesson, is taste safe, borax and starch free, and is perfect for tactile sensory play.
Super thick and super stretchy, our flubber slime recipe is a twist on the traditional slime recipe for a neat texture experience. This is a super strong slime that you can also blow bubbles with for an extended play and science activity.
Who doesn’t want to make slime glow in the dark! This is our traditional slime recipe with one added ingredient.
Glittering gold slime! We love making glitter slime and you can also see a silver version here.
We happened upon this slime one day after we tried the classic Ivory Soap Microwave Science Experiment. It’s a cool science activity for kids and we were able to make this soap slime afterwards.
CHECK OUT SOME FUN SLIMES FROM FRIENDS! See the links below the picture.
WHICH SLIME WILL YOU MAKE FIRST?
Once you start making cool slimes, you won’t be able to stop. Slime is addicting, and I highly recommend trying each recipe. A few require a couple special extra ingredients, but it’s well worth it. Plus those recipes offer additional science lessons that are really cool for kiddos to explore.
MAKING SLIME WITH KIDS IS AWESOME SCIENCE AND PLAY!