Looking for an easy slime recipe for kids? Well, you’ve come to the right place. After testing many recipes online I am sharing a recipe for what I think is the perfect slime.
This slime is not sticky and is simple to make. You will only need a few easily accessible ingredients and you can have even the youngest child help to make it.
Continue strolling this post for the supply lists, instructions, and video a tutorial.
Playing with slime is all the rave these days. Children from preschool to middle school enjoy working with it. Providing your child with the opportunity 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 a variety of sensory play options. Add beads, glitter, or uncooked rice to the slime for an added touch if you desire.
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 of the ingredients into a large bowl and mix until slime starts to form. Remove the of 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 more drops of the contact solution to rid the stickiness. Check out the video tutorial below.
Grab the printable supply list and instructions below.
How To Make Slime for Kids
Looking for an easy slime recipe for kids? Here are ingredients and instructions for making the perfect slime with only a few simple ingredients.
- Large Mixing Bowl
- Place all of the ingredients into a large bowl and mix until slime starts to form.
- 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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