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6 Recipes to Make Slime for Kids!


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

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How to Make Slime

how to make slime

1.  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.


2.  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.

glitter slime without borax

3.  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.

How To Make Goo

how to make goo

4.  How to Make Goo {flubber} ~ A fun boredom buster your kiddo’s will love.  It’s super easy and cheap.  All the ingredients can be found in your local grocery store.

diy silly putty

5.  How to Make Silly Putty ~ Easily make silly putty with two ingredients.  What child won’t love getting their hands gooey while they mix it?!  The more starch you add the firmer it becomes.


6.  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.
6 recipes to make slime

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 Make Slime
Make Slime
Difficulty Cost Time Age Person Event
-- 30 Minutes
Activity or Game
Boredom Buster