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Borax Slime Recipe

Make slime quickly and easily with this borax slime recipe that uses borax powder and glue! Clear glue slime is the best with this homemade slime recipe!


  • 1/4 tsp Borax Powder (found in laundry detergent aisle)
  • 1/2 cup Clear or White Washable PVA School Glue
  • 1 cup Water Divide into 1/2 cups
  • Food Coloring, Glitter, Confetti Make fun themes!


  1. Dissolve 1/4 teaspoon of borax powder into 1/2 cup of warm water in one of the three bowls. Mix this thoroughly.

  2. In the second bowl measure out about 1/2 cup of clear glue and mix with 1/2 cup of water until well mixed.

  3. Pour borax/water mixture into glue/water mixture and stir it up! You will see it come together right away. It will seem stringy and clumpy, but that's ok! Remove from bowl.

  4. Spend a few minutes kneading the mixture together. You may have leftover borax solution. Knead and play with your slime until smooth and stretchy!

Recipe Notes

Make sure to read through our tips and tricks throughout the post if you are having difficulty making slime! 

Store your slime in a reusable container with a lid. If you keep it clean, the slime will last for weeks!