How to Make a Slime that Will Make Kids Smile!

How to Make a Slime that Will Make Kids Smile!

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Introduction

Kids will find reasons to harass and make your life difficult if you cannot engage them productively. Thus, it is imperative to provide an exciting and fun activity for kids to put their minds into useful purposes. How about learning how to make slime with a fun and creative experiment. It is super simple and easy to make and perfect for your long summer vacations or even on a rainy day. 

One of the biggest pros with this experiment is that it is a fun group experiment. You can do this experiment in a group with your friends while enjoying a sunny day or attending a barbeque event. 

Before starting with the actual experiment, let’s understand how to make one using a simple procedure. 

Well, there are different ways of making slime. Here we will share one of the simplest, safe and comfortable peasy recipes. This one does not involve the use of Borax. 

How to Make a Safe Slime 

Things you need – 

  1. 1/2 tbsp of baking soda 
  2. 1 1/2 tbsp of contract solution 
  3. One fluid ounce of Elmer’s glitter glue 

Detailed Process to make fish in a bag slime 

  1. Mix all of the above ingredients in a big bowl 
  2. Knead it with soft hands so that all of them comes together 
  3. Make sure that the entire mixture comes together and hardens with time.
  4. And it is ready to use. In case you feel that it is sticky, you can add a little more of a contract solution. 
 how to make slime using glitter

This was a simple procedure of making a safe slime. Let’s understand another procedure of making a regular one using Borax. 

How to Make Fish in a Bag Slime using Borax

Things you need – 

  1. 1/4 tsp Borax Powder 
  2. 1/2 cup of warm water 
  3. 1/2 cup of regular water 
  4. 1/2 cup white washable school glue 
  5. Food colour of your choice 
  6. Glitters and Sequins 
  7. Bowl

Detailed Process of making slime using borax

  1. Combine glue and warm water 
  2. Add food colouring and sequins. 
  3. Make a solution of liquid Borax, which contains – borax powder and hot water. 
  4. Add the liquid borax solution to the glue solution too gently. 

How to Make Slime without Using Glue

Let’s have a look at another recipe (Without glue) –

  1. 1/2 cup of shampoo 
  2. 1/4 cup of cornstarch 
  3. Three drops of food colour of your choice 
  4. 6 tbsp of water 
how to make slime using glue

Detailed Process of making it using glue

  1. Combine the above quantity of cornstarch and shampoo in a medium-sized mixing bowl 
  2. Add food colouring of your choice. This is an optional but yet fun step. 
  3. Slowly, add 6 tbsp of water.
  4. Knead the entire slime for at least 5 minutes so that the mixture hardens up 

In case you feel that your slime is sticky, then make sure you add cornstarch. But add the cornstarch gently and one by one. You never should add the entire cornstarch quantity at one go; otherwise, it would be difficult to manage. 

That’s it; your slime is ready. These are the three cool recipes that you can easily make with the ingredients available at your home only. We have also provided a different variety of slime, which is perfect for your fish in a bag slime experiment. 

Now, here we have suggested two of the best ways to make it. Let’s proceed with the main experiment now. 

How to Make Fish Slime Using Plastic Bags

Let’s understand how to make slime fish using plastic bags.

What all will you need – 

  1. Slime as made above 
  2. Clean plastic bags 
  3. Glitter 
  4. Coloured ribbon 
  5. Plastic fish or any other sea animal of your choice
how to make slime using plastic bags

Detailed Process of making slime using plastic bags

  1. Add slime into the clear plastic bag.
  2. Add plastic fish or any other sea animal of your choice.
  3. You can also top it up with sequins and glitter.
  4. Tie it with a coloured ribbon of your choice 

And your colourful fish slime is ready. You can alternatively try to coat it with any other powder or top-up of your choice. 

Conclusion

Such an easy peasy fish in a slime recipe. Hope you will love it and rejoice with your friends and kids this summer. The best part is that there are several additions to this fish in a slime experiment. You can customise it and make it a complete learning experience as per your choice!

Let us know what your thoughts on the same are. If you have ever done fish in slime or any other fun and learning experiment with your kids, then share with us. We would love to hear your thoughts about the same!

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How to Make a Slime that Will Make Kids Smile!