How to make slime

With the current obsession for children to make slime showing no sign of abating - read our guide and watch a quick demo

How to make slime

  1. First make up the borax solution using a cup of hot water and a teaspoon of borax powder
  2. The amount of glue you put in is the amount of slime you end up with
  3. Add a drop of food colouring and stir
  4. Next add around 40 ml of water (optional)
  5. You can add a couple of squirts of body lotion which softens the slime and makes it more stretchy
  6. Now add the borax and keep stirring!
  7. Add it a little at a time until happy - watch the video to see how it develops
  8. Too much borax will harden the slime

This slime was made using Scola Glue, available in 1 litre or 5 litre bottles. Borax was bought on etsy.

Category: Arts and Crafts For Kids

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