Looking for an easy slime recipe for kids? Well, you’ve come to the right place. After testing many recipes I am sharing a recipe for what I think is the perfect slime.
This slime is not sticky or messy and is simple to make.
You will only need a few easily accessible ingredients, and you can have even your youngest child help to make it.
Continue strolling this post for the supply lists and instructions..
Playing with slime is all the rave these days. Children from preschool to middle school enjoy working with it.
Although the thought of handing slime to your child to play with can be intimidating, giving your kid the chance to make and play with slime is a great way to have them engage in sensory play.
Sensory play helps build cognitive growth, motor skills, problem-solving skills, and more in young children.
Use this Easy Slime Recipe for kids as a base for various sensory play options. You can even add beads, glitter, or uncooked rice to the slime for an added touch if you like.
Make Slime for Kids: What You Will Need
- 1 1/2 Cups of Glue
- 2 1/2 Tablespoons of Baking Soda
- 3 Tablespoons of Contact Solution (any brand containing boric acid and/or sodium borate)
- Food color of your choice (0ptional)
Easy Slime Instructions
- Place all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix until slime forms.
- Next, remove the slime from the bowl and place it on a flat, protected surface.
- Knead the ingredients with your hands until slime forms.
If you experience that your slime is sticky, simply add more drops of the contact solution to rid the stickiness.
Grab the printable supply list and instructions below.
- Large Mixing Bowl
Place all the ingredients into a large bowl and mix until slime forms.
Remove the slime from the bowl and place it on a flat protected surface.
Knead the slime with your hands.
If you experience that the slime is sticky simply add drops of the contact solution to rid the stickiness.
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