Are your youngsters into slime? It’s the factor round right here…youngsters are making (and promoting) it like hotcakes. You may’t discover a bottle of glue on the cabinets ANYWHERE (glue is the primary ingredient in slime) and lots of youngsters have taken to ordering glue by the gallon on Amazon. (I do know this from expertise!)
Slime was not too long ago banned at my youngsters’ elementary faculty as a result of it has change into such a distraction. However I’ve LOVED watching my youngsters make it. It has changed all know-how as the primary type of leisure in my home. They make all types of colours, textures, add sparkle, make it tremendous stretchy, or mildly stretchy, and embody all types of loopy mix-ins. They even have an Instagram account the place they promote slime to their buddies, and have discovered a lot about provide and demand, alternative price, and SHARING.
My kiddos are the slime specialists!
Anyway, they threw a Valentine’s batch collectively yesterday and I assumed I’d share their recipe. Give this one to your youngsters and I’ll guess they’ve some enjoyable!
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For clear slime, use clear glue and no meals coloring. For coloured slime, use white glue and meals coloring.
1 teaspoon borax powder (I discover this within the laundry detergent or cleansing aisle)
1 1/2 C water, divided
four oz (1/2 C) Elmer’s glue, clear or white
Crimson meals coloring
Glitter or coronary heart confetti
Dissolve the borax powder in 1 cup water and stir. Put aside.
Pour glue right into a medium mixing bowl and add remaining 1/2 C water. Add a number of drops of meals coloring if desired till right colour is achieved after which stir till easy.
Pour the borax combination into the glue combination and watch the solids begin to kind. Stir to mix after which use your palms to assemble the mass. The combination might be very delicate and moist.
Hold kneading till it companies up and feels dry. Discard extra liquid in bowl. The extra you knead and play with the slime the firmer it should change into. Retailer in an air-tight container and the slime will hold indefinitely.