There are so many cools ways to play with homemade liquid starch slime! Our easy recipe is versatile and quick. Alone slime makes for great sensory play. You can add in a science lesson with simple slime science concepts. Or you can make a quick fine motor alphabet activity with this letter slime and mini scrabble tiles! One simple slime recipe will keep you busy all year round.
Scrabble Tile Letter Slime for Fine Motor Sensory Play
Turn learning time into play time with our easy to make slime! We simply added the mini scrabble tiles from our travel game. You can also use pony beads or other letter beads from the craft or dollar store. Store your slime in an airtight container and it lasts for at least a couple of weeks. To get started you need our awesome slime recipe and a few ingredients. We stuck with a basic while slime here, so all you need is white school glue, liquid starch, and water! Click the link below and get the full recipe, measurements and how to tips! Plus see all our cool slime ideas!
Once you have your batch of slime ready to go, pour in the letters and mix it all up! Our slime doesn’t stick to the hands but is still oozy and gooey. Great for kids that don’t like their hands to get messy but still like the feeling of slime! Adding letters makes a great back to school learning activity with lots of room for play and exploration.
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This letter slime activity is great for little hands! Adding a fun element to fine motor skills work makes learning fun. Encourage finger dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and hand strengthening all while playing. Of course there’s plenty of opportunity for letter recognition skills too. Read my post on Why I Gave Up Teaching My Child How To Write for more creative fine motor skills work and my thoughts on early childhood lessons.
We love how slime pours out of your hands. It’s soft, stretchy, squishy, and just plain cool.
Buried Scrabble tiles in our letter slime make a great search and find game! You could also write out a list of the letters and have your child check off the letters as they are found. Also demonstrate tally marks since we know scrabble tiles have multiples of specific letters!