How to Make Slime - Our Favorite Slime Recipes

Slime popularity is soaring! 

Making homemade slime is an easy and fun activity for kids. Besides being just fun, it is physically,  mentally, and educationally beneficial.  Slime can help relieve stress and anxiety, can help with eye and hand coordination, can build hand muscles, can build fine motor skills and can teach kids a science lesson.  It can be helpful for kids with ADHD or SPD.

There are hundreds; maybe thousands of slime recipes. Here are some of our favorite slime recipes.  You never know when you are going to need a slime recipe.  So BOOKMARK or PIN this post!Our Favorite Slime Recipes - Fb

If you are too busy to make slime, you can always order some unique ready-made slime from Amazon or Etsy.  

Are you interested in more crafts for kids?  Our Kids Corner page has hundreds of ideas.



Basic No-Fail Slime Recipe

No-Fail Slime Recipe

Basic No-Fail Slime Recipe

It's as easy as 1 - 2- 3! With three simple steps, kids can make perfect slime.

Jelly Bean Slime

Jelly Bean SlimeJelly Bean Slime Recipe By Team Cartwright

Jelly bean slime is the taste-safe sensory play for Easter.

Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Slime Jar

Halloween Slime How to Make Jack-o-Lantern Pumpkin Slime Jar

Halloween Time!  Learn how to make these cute jack-o-lantern slime jars with the kids or as party favors.

Halloween Slime

Halloween SlimeHow to Make Halloween Slime by Dad Life Lessons

Just in Time for Halloween! Do you want something to do with the kids with a Halloween theme, try this Halloween slime.

Galaxy Slime

Galaxy SlimeGalaxy Slime Recipe By Crayons and Cravings

The dark colors and glitter combine for DIY slime that is truly out of this world!

Mermaid Slime

Mermaid SlimeSparkly Mermaid Slime By Crayons and Cravings

Borax-free sparkly mermaid slime is an easy kids activity perfect for your mermaid party!

Stretchy Slime

Stretchy SlimeHow to Make Stretchy Slime by Saving You Dinero

This easy super stretchy slime recipe is one your children will love.

Beating Heart Slime

Beating Heart SlimeCool Slime Recipe by Finding Zest

Blow your kids' minds with this cool slime recipe that resembles the circulatory system that mimics veins, blood, and a beating heart.

Caterpillar Slime

Caterpillar Slime RecipeHow to Make Colorful Caterpillar Slime by Finding Zest

Are you kids fascinated with bugs?  Do you want to switch things up with an unusual slime?  Try this colorful slime recipe.

Slime Stress Balls

How to make Easter Egg SlimeHow to Make Slime Stress Balls by Courtney's Sweets

Learn how to make slime stress balls and turn them into a cool Easter egg idea for kids.

Elephant and Piggie Slime Jars

Elephant and Piggies Slime Jar CraftElephant and Piggie Slime Jar Craft by Finding Zest

Kids will love making these slime jar crafts inspired the Elephant and Piggie books by Mo Willems.

Elf Snot Christmas Idea

Christmas Slime Craft IdeaElf Snot Gift Card Idea by Down Redbud Drive

Giving gift cards doesn’t have to be boring! Stick your gift cards in Elf Snot this year and your kids will love it!

Hulk Slime

How to Make Hulk SlimeLearn How to Make Hulk Slime by ConservaMom

Looking for an Avengers superhero slime recipe?  This is the perfect slime recipe for someone who loves Hulk.

King Tut Slime

King Tut Treasure Slime RecipeKing Tut Treasure Slime Recipe By Thrifty Nifty Mommy

Inspired by the Egyptian Pharoah, King Tut, kids can make this gold glitter slime recipe with tiny jewels.

Slime Science and Recipes

Slime Science and Slime RecipeLearn about Slime by Team Cartwright

Do you know how slime works?  Is slime a solid or a liquid?  Learn the science of slime and how it actually works along with some slime recipes to try.

Do you want to connect with your kids?  Making slime with your kids is an easy project you can do together.  So have some fun making slime!

Do you want to limit your kid's screen time?  Making slime is one way to accomplish it.  Here are a few other suggestions.

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Slime - Ready-Made Slime

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Slime - Ready-Made Slime

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Slime Glue

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