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Make Homemade Slime


Homemade slime can provide hours of fun for your children. Here's how to make it yourself.
Difficulty: Easy
Time Required: 15 minutes

Here's How:

  1. In a glass or ceramic bowl, add 1/2 cup water and 1 cup white glue.
  2. Stir in 4 drops food coloring if desired.
  3. In another bowl, dissolve 1/2 teaspoon borax in 1/2 cup water.
  4. Slowly add the dissolved borax mixture to the glue mixture. Stir well.
  5. When not in use, store in a tightly sealed jar.


  1. Borax can usually be found next to the laundry detergent in your grocery store.
  2. Encourage your children to play with this outdoors as it's messy.

What You Need

  • Borax
  • White Glue
  • Water
  • Food Coloring
  • Spoon
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