Let’s talk about slime! I want to lead you through how to make slime for beginners. Plus, I bet that even if you aren’t a beginner slime maker, you will still enjoy this series of videos and free printable cheat sheets! Slime making is EASY. We want to show you how to make the BEST slime recipes every time you want to make slime! Homemade slime is perfect for science and sensory play!
HOW TO MAKE SLIME FOR BEGINNERS
IN THE BEGINNING…
Years ago we started making slime, and I can’t even count all the slime fails we encountered. My son never gave up, so we tinkered and experimented with all kinds of slime recipes. Slime is science too! Almost 5 years later, we are excited to share our favorite slime recipes ideas, themes, and even our new slime book!
We wanted to come up with the easiest way for everyone out there to make slime…
And we wanted versatile recipes for all of our fun themes and ideas. If you have looked through our website, you know we love slime recipes for every holiday.
SLIME RECIPES FOR KIDS
This is how our “how to make slime for beginners” was born, and we created the Master Your Slime mini training series to share with all of you.
We can show you how to create awesome slime whether you are just starting out or have been making it for years! 100’s of batches of homemade have been tested and concocted in our slime lab (aka kitchen).
Not only do we have the easiest and BEST basic slime recipes, but we also have all the specialty slimes kids of all ages are looking to make!
Our three-part MASTER YOUR SLIME series guides you from slime fails to slime wins with …
- 3 awesome slime making videos
- 3 FREE printable cheat sheets
- Tons of great tips and tricks
Make sure to watch the videos in order for best results!
Now if you are wondering about the gorgeous slime photos I have included and are wondering why you aren’t seeing the specific directions….
It’s really up to you! You pick the colors and you swirl the fun! Food coloring or acrylic paint and slime are BFFs!
Once you master the basic slime recipe I am going to show you in the video training series, you will have these slimy results too!
MASTER YOUR SLIME VIDEO 1: SLIME RECIPE FAILS
Have you been there with a slime fail? Are you hesitant to make slime because you don’t want to have a failed mess?
You don’t need the frustration of trying to figure out the best recipes or the right slime ingredients! Let us share with you all our tips and tricks for achieving the most AMAZING slime consistency time after time. That’s what this mini Master Your Slime series is all about.
The first video in the series sets up a slime fail to a slime win. This is a quick video that introduces slime to you and offers a free printable troubleshooting checklist.
My videographer for this video had never made slime before I sent her my recipes. She says they were so EASY to follow, came out great the first time, and her kids love them! That’s a slime win if you ask me!
MASTER YOUR SLIME WITH THE BEST SLIME SUPPLIES
The right slime supplies make all the difference. You can’t have the right recipes and the wrong ingredients or vice versa!
MASTER YOUR SLIME VIDEO 2: START TO FINISH SLIME MAKING
Which slime recipe is the best? We have 4 favorite basic slime recipes for making homemade slime…
The most universal recipe is the saline solution slime recipe. It’s simple and safe for kids (NOT edible), and it doesn’t require borax powder!
This recipe is also perfect for those living in Canada and the UK where liquid starch is not available and borax powder is not suggested for use.
You will want to know all the tips and tricks to get started with this recipe! The second video in the Master Your Slime series is a bit longer. I am going to lead you from start to finish making the slime recipe.
You can watch me make the slime and listen to me share my tips for favorite slime ingredients! We didn’t edit this video at all. You will get a great idea of how easy it is to make this slime recipe at home or in the classroom.
This how to make slime for beginners video also includes a free recipe cheat sheet!
MASTER YOUR SLIME VIDEO 3: MIX-INS REVEALED FOR UNIQUE SLIMES
Once you have mastered the basic saline solution slime recipe from video 2, you can jazz it up with tons of great mix-ins. Make it a uniquely you slime. Our how to make slime for beginners series will turn you into a slime pro in no time.
Kids know it’s all about the slime mix-ins!
In this next video, watch me take the basic slime recipe (from video 2) and make it come to life with unique mix-ins. I will show you the special ingredients we like to add to our homemade slime. Plus you can see exactly what these slimes look like.
Kids love all the crazy mix-ins! If they have been asking to make specific types of slime, this video will show you how to make them all. After watching this video, you will understand how to add any type of special mix-ins to your slime.
You can check out some of our best slime recipes here filled with fun mix-ins.
Make sure to watch video #2 first! Watch a batch of slime being made from start to finish. It’s a great idea to master the basics before you try specialty slimes. This video includes another great FREE mix-ins cheat sheet printable!
You are now a slime master! If you still feel like you need more help mastering your slime recipes at home, check out these slime making resources.
MORE SLIME MAKING RESOURCES!
Everything you need to know about making slime is below! Did you know we also have fun with science activities too? Click on all the pictures below to learn more.