Kids LOVE slime. There is nothing more fun than making and playing with gooey, stretchy slime! Take on slime all year long with these amazing slime recipes for every holiday and season! You’ll also find plenty of alternative slime recipes beyond the basics of borax slime. You’ll soon be your children’s favorite person! These slime recipes are oh-so-easy and give you plenty of ideas for different slimes to make for holidays and everyday!
Stretchy, Sticky, Satisfying Slime Recipes To Try Today!
These sticky slime recipes are perfect for sensory play, learning activities, and just for fun!
How to Make Slime
There are a million ways to make slime, and part of the fun is how much variation there is to try! All slime will need a base (PVA glue is usually used) and a chemical reactor that will thicken the slime. We’ve made slime from soap, glue, sugar, xanthan gum, and cornstarch, but you can make it from almost anything! Experiment with differnent materials and ratios to make a slime that is unique to you! Slime forms when the two materials mix and create a chemical bond known as a polymer chain. This is a stretchy substance that is fun to play with! Our favorite slime uses a mixture of laundry starch and PVA glue. You can find the recipe for that in our unicorn poop slime post.
Foolproof Slime Recipe
When making slime, we like to use a ratio of 1 part water, 1 part laundry starch, and 1 part glue. Our slime comes out perfect every single time! We like to use gel food colors because they create vibrant colors that really pop!
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The secret to making perfect slime is to mix the water and glue together with the food coloring first. Then, add in your starch. Lastly, let your slime sit for about 5 minutes before playing with it. The rest phase really helps those bonds form and create a stretchy slime that is mess-free.
Slime Recipe Variations
Cornstarch Slime from Living Well Mom
Slime Recipes for Every Day
Unicorn Poop Slime Glittery Borax Slime Cornstarch Slime from Living Well Mom Rainbow Slime Bubblegum Slime Color-Changing Slime from Left Brain Craft Brain Glow-in-the-Dark Slime from Layla Mom Fluffy Slime
Seasonal Recipes for Slime
New Year’s Day Slime
Valentine’s Day Slime
Slime Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day
Mardi Gras Slime Ideas
Slime for Easter
Earth Day Slime Ideas
Slime Ideas for Cinco de Mayo
Slime Recipes for Summer
Pirate Slime from Schooling a Monkey
Ocean Slime from Two-Daloo
Galaxy Slime from Schooling a Monkey
Slime Recipes for 4th of July
Red White and Blue Fluffy Slime from Schooling a Monkey
Star-Spangled Slime from Little Bins for Little Hands
Red White and Blue Confetti Slime from Little Bins for Little Hands
Slime Recipes for Back to School
Letter Slime from Little Bins for Little Hands