My kids love to play with slime! It keeps them busy for such a long time and it is a great calming play activity. You can make this fall slime in under five minutes with just a few supplies!
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Here’s what you need for fall slime:
- 4 oz. of clear Elmer’s glue
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- glitter (I bought mine at Michaels)
- 1 tablespoon saline solution + more as needed (make sure the ingredient list includes buffered saline)
Start by mixing the 4 ounces of clear glue with 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda. Mix in the a tablespoon or so of glitter. Then very slowly pour in the 1 tablespoon of saline solution, while stirring. My kids call the saline solution ingredient “magic water” because this is what pulls all the ingredients together to create the slime.
Squirt in some more saline solution and start mixing with your hands. I always squirt the solution on my hands so that it doesn’t stick to my hands either. Keep adding saline solution little by little until the slime is not sticky. You can also knead this on a mat.
I love the fall colors in this glitter. I found this at Michael’s Craft Store, and they had other Halloween colors. So pretty! And the glitter stays in the slime and doesn’t fall out.
Slime is so fun to play with. Just holding it in your hands makes it slowly come down.
Let’s just say that we had fun playing with it!
This activity is great for children 2 and older. Please don’t allow children who put items in their mouths to play with slime.
When you’re done playing with the slime, store it in a container with a lid. This will last a few days.