DIY Green Slime

My son wanted to make green slime again. The first time we made it, the consistency came out opaque and the color was boring. So this time, we made it with clear glue instead of white glue to make the slime translucent and bright green. 

The best thing about making this slime is one, your kids will LOVE it and two, you get some fun bonding time. Not to mention a great sensory activity for them. Ha you may even get to sip your coffee!

Kids can flatten the slime with a roller to cut fun shapes almost like their baking cookies, squish it in between their fingers, and make "eh wee gooey" sounds. It's fun. It's safe. And it gives some peace and quite, I mean independent play!

To make your own here's what you need.


2 small bowls
1 4 oz bottle school glue (you can use opaque, clear or gel)
1/3 cup water
1 tablespoon of liquid starch or borax powder
1/2 cup warm water

glitter (any color), food coloring (any color), small alphabet letters *peppermint essential oil 


Bowl #1
1. Pour all the glue into bowl
2. Pour 1/2 cup of water into bowl with glue
3. Stir until well combined
4. Add a few drops of food coloring & stir again
5. Add a few heavy sprinkles of glitter & give it another stir

Bowl #2
1. Pour 1/3 cup of water into bowl
2. Add 1 tablespoon of liquid starch to the water & stir until dissolved.
3. Pour starch solution into bowl #1 with glue mixture.

This is the best part! Stir and watch the magic happen. It looks super cool and may take a few minutes to absorb and form. Make sure it's all combined properly. 

Store it in a plastic bag for later uses.

I added one drop of peppermint essential oil directly on top of the slime on day two to make it winter fresh. 
*Benefits: antibacterial, antiviral and increases mental accuracy.

We hope you too will enjoy this fun sensory activity with your kids!

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