Easy Homemade Slime

Homemade Slime


Homemade Slime


My husband and Lisa went to a Daddy-Daughter date last month and had so much fun making homemade slime! I forgot how much fun it was to make this stuff and how much fun kids have playing with it!

What a cool way to give your kids two activities in one! So simple to make and they will think your the coolest mom ever! Here is what you need:

Homemade Slime


1 teaspoon borax powder
1 1/2 cups of water, divided
1/2 cup Elmer’s glue
food coloring



  • Add borax powder to 1 cup of water and stir to dissolve. Set aside.
  • Pour glue into a medium mixing bowl and add 1/2 cup water. Add a few drops of food coloring until the desired color.
  • Stir into the mix glue solution until smooth. Pour the borax mixture into the glue mixture and watch the solids start to form.
  • Stir for a few moments and then use your hands to gather the mass.
  • The mixture will be very soft and wet. Keep kneading until it firms up and feels dry.
  • Discard the excess liquid in the bowl. The more you knead and play with the slime the firmer it will become.
  • Store in a Ziploc bag or airtight container and the slime will keep indefinitely.






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