Fluffy, Rainbow and Glow in the Dark! 10 Easy Homemade Slime Recipes

Jill Holtz

April 5, 2019

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The craze for slime shows no signs of abating so if your child is looking for some new slime recipes to make, we’ve got just what you need. Here are 10 easy homemade slime recipes to make with your child – including fluffy, rainbow and glow in the dark slime!

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Slime is not only an ooey-gooey delight to play with, but it’s actually a great science experiment to undertake with kids. If you’re looking to up your slime game and try some scented, coloured and downright weird versions, we’ve got some fun homemade slime recipes to try!

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Fun Homemade Slime Recipes

Calming Slime

homemade slimeThis recipe for Calming Slime from One Crazy Mom uses lavender essential oils and would be a good homemade slime recipe for kids with anxiety or those that need a moment to calm down.

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Rainbow Unicorn Slime

Like slime, unicorns are a hot trend. If you’ve got a unicorn fan in the house, then this Fluffy Rainbow Unicorn Slime from Living Locurto will defintiely go down a treat.

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Safe Slime (No Borax Slime)

slime without boraxThis recipe for Safe, Simple Slime courtesy of Junior Einsteins contains no borax. It’s also a great way of showing kids how Non-Newtonian fluids behave – that is, liquids that do not behave like water behaves!

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Edible Slime

edible slimeYes, really! Edible slime, who would have thought it?! This 3-Ingredient “Magic” Color Changing Edible Silly Putty Slime from Soccer Mom Blog is easy to make, safe and non-toxic, easy to clean up – and oh, did I mention it’s edible?!

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Sour Patch Kid Edible Slime

rainbow edible slimeContinuing on the theme of edible homemade slime, this fun Edible Slime recipe from Teach Beside Me is also a cool rainbow slime themed project to make with your child.

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Fluffy Slime

fluffy slime

This Fluffy Slime from I Heart Naptime only needs three ingredients and takes less than five minutes to make – perfect for impatient slime fans!

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Super Stretchy Slime

super stretchy slime

This Super Stretchy Slime from The Mummy Front is an easy homemade slime recipe that kids can follow along by themselves. Mum Andie has tried a few recipes out and swears this is a foolproof one!

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Fire Slime

fire slimer ecipe
This Fire Slime recipe from Every Day Chaos and Calm is a super simple slime recipe with no funky or scary ingredients – your child can even make it themselves.

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Glow in the Dark Slime

glow in the dark slime
This fun science experiment for Glowing Monster Slime from Dr How’s Science Wows shows you how to make glow in the dark homemade slime.

She also has a Rainbow Silly Putty recipe if you find it hard to get a hold of Borax.

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Clear Slime

clear slime recipe

Whoa, clear slime! This looks soooo cool! This Clear Slime recipe from Little Bins for Little Hands promises to not only be easy to make, but is also a great demonstration of
chemistry and science that kids will enjoy.

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Any other recipes for homemade slime that you have tried and tested with your child? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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