This St.Patrick’s Day, make this treasure hunt St. Patrick’s Day slime! Kids will love playing with the slime and finding the hidden coins.
If your kids love slime (and what kid doesn’t right now?), they they will love this fun St. Patrick’s Day slime with a treasure hunt twist! The coins are stuck in the slime and get buried in the slime. Then, as kids pull them out, they stretch and play with the slime. Preschoolers and kindergarteners can even use this activity to practice counting!
St. Patrick’s Day Slime: Treasure Hunt Slime
Kids will love making this treasure hunt St. Patrick’s Day slime!
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What you’ll need to make St. Patrick’s Day slime:
- Coins (we got ours at Oriental Trading Company)
- Clear glue
- Laundry starch
- Green food coloring
- Measuring cup
Mix 1/2 a cup of glue and 1/2 a cup of water in a container. Add green food coloring and stir.
Add 1/2 a cup of starch to the container. Stir until it becomes impossible to stir anymore with the fork.
Let the mixture sit about 5 minutes. This will keep it from being as sticky.
After five minutes, pick up the slime with your hands and squeeze it around a bit to mix any remaining glue.
Once the glue is stretchy and dry, add the coins.
My preschooler used the slime as a sort of coin treasure hunt.
First, she tried to sink the coins into the slime, then later, she stretched it out and removed the coins one by one. She enjoyed counting the coins as she pulled them out.
This slime kept her occupied for an hour!
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