9 Recipes to Make Slime for Kids!


How to make slime, goo, gak, flubber and cool silly putty for kids.  These nine ways how to make slime include recipes with borax, without borax, cornflour, and even how to make goo.  This post has been updated to show how to make magnetic slime for kids! With Halloween coming up, this is gonna come in handy!  {snicker}

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How to Make Slime

How to Make Slime

1.  Scented Slime ~ Your children will have oodles of fun with this simple homemade slime recipe that uses scentos glue so your slime will smell delicious.

homemade glitter slime

2.  Homemade Glitter Slime ~ Make your own slime with a fragrant bubble gum scent and glitter! Perfect for a party favor or afternoon activity with the kids. {featured via craft room}

how to make magnetic slime

3. How to Make Magnetic Slime ~ DIY slime with iron filings! Have any of you guys made it before? My boys would still probably play with this! Super cool!

4. Here’s a video to show you how to make magnetic slime from Bitz n Giggles!

Rainbow Slime

5.  How to Make Slime Without Borax or Cornstarch ~ This 2-ingredient slime recipe is so simple even your children can make it.  {wink}.  It uses clear glue and liquid starch.  For colorful slime you can add food coloring to it.

Glow in the Dark Slime

6.  How to Make Slime with Borax ~ This cool craft is not just for Halloween. Kids will love being scientists for a day and making their own batch of glow in the dark slime. You can also download and print a free set of labels to use on your jars and bags of slime.

How To Make Goo

How To Make Goo

7.  Homemade Flubber Recipe {Imagination} This tutorial will make a fun product your kids of all ages will have a blast playing with! This homemade flubber is a great way for your children to exercise their imaginations! Easy enough to make that your kids can even help in the process!

silly putty

8.  Homemade Silly Putty {Toys} Here is a tutorial for silly putty, that fun tacky stuff everyone loves to play with! Because it’s homemade you’ll know exactly whats in it and can make sure that it is safe and fun for your kiddos! Using food coloring you can dye it any color of your choice!

homemade gak

9.  How to Make Gak ~ Your children will have oodles of fun with this simple non-gooey homemade gak recipe.  There’s also a tutorial to package the gak for gift giving complete with the printable tags.

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