Arts and crafts

Fun Ways To Make And Use Slime

Written By: happycamper


Slime – that gooey, stretchy, and fascinating creation that has captured the hearts of kids and adults alike. It offers a sensory and playful experience that knows no bounds. If you’re looking for some exciting ways to use or make slime, here are some creative ideas that will spark delight and endless fun for kids.

Making Slime

Basic Slime Recipe

Creating your own slime is a fantastic activity that amalgamates fun and learning. Here’s a simple recipe to get started:


1 cup of PVA glue

1 cup of shaving cream (for a fluffy texture)

1 teaspoon of baking soda

Contact lens solution (as the activator)

Food coloring or glitter (for a pop of color)


1) Pour the glue into a bowl and mix in the shaving cream.

2) Add the baking soda and mix thoroughly.

3) Slowly add the contact lens solution while stirring until the slime forms.

4) Knead the slime until it reaches the desired consistency.

5) Add food coloring or glitter for an extra touch of fun.

Make different variations by incorporating foam beads or shaving cream for a more airy texture, add glitter, or play with scents.


Fun Ways to Use Slime

Sensory Play

Sensory play is an essential part of childhood development. Slime offers a tactile experience that engages multiple senses. Allow kids to squish, stretch, and explore the texture of slime. Encourage them to describe how it feels – is it sticky, gooey, stretchy, or soft?

Slime Art

Get creative with slime by using it for art. Kids can sculpt shapes, animals, or even their favorite characters using different colored slimes. Create a slime canvas by spreading slime on a surface and making vibrant designs.


Slime Science Experiments

Engage kids in a hands-on learning experience by incorporating slime into simple science experiments. Demonstrate concepts like viscosity, elasticity, and polymerization using slime.


Slime Stress Balls

Transform slime into stress-relieving balls by placing it in a balloon and tying it off securely. Squeezing these stress balls can be a therapeutic activity for kids.


Slime in Containers

Use various containers like jars, plastic eggs, or molds to contain and shape the slime. Kids can have fun popping slime-filled balloons or discovering surprises hidden within slime-filled containers.

Slime offers an endless array of possibilities for fun and exploration. Watch “Episode 29 – Cheesy Softball Snowfest!” of Kidoodle TV for more slime fun!

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