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Slime is easy to make. It only takes a few ingredients and a few minutes to make a batch.

REMEMBER- This slime is not toxic, but it isnt exactly food either!
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Step 1: Gather Your Slime Ingredients

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Slime is easy to make. It only takes a few ingredients and a few minutes to make a batch. To get started, gather the following materials:

-white glue (like Elmer's)
-food coloring- Any colour is fine (unless you want uncolored white slime

Step 2: Prepare the Slime Solutions

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There are two components to slime. There is a borax and water solution and a glue, water, and food coloring solution. Prepare them separately.

-Mix 1 teaspoon borax in 1 cup of water, Stir until the borax is dissolved.
-In a separate container, mix 1/2 cup (4 oz) white glue with 1/2 cup water.
-Add food coloring, if desired.

Step 3: Mix the Slime Solutions

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-After you have dissolved the borax and diluted the glue, you are ready to combine the two solutions.
-Stir one slime solution into the other.
-Your slime will begin to polymerize immediately.

Step 4: Finishing off the Slime

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-The slime will become hard to stir after you mix the borax and glue solutions.
-Try to mix it up as much as you can, then remove it from the bowl and finish mixing it by hand.
***It's okay if there is some colored water remaining in the bowl***

Step 5: Keep Your Slime

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Store your slime in a sealed ziplock bag, preferably in the refrigerator. Insect pests will leave slime alone because borax is a natural pesticide, but you'll want to chill the slime to prevent mold growth if you live in an area with high mold count. The main danger to your slime is evaporation, so keep it sealed when you're not using it.
coolsista91 year ago
'_' meh
Question? Is the slime Bouncy because the one I made was really bouncy
Drew99-KGB3 years ago
Mine turned out a little hard after a few hours and if I pull it more then like 3 inches it brakes. I was wondering if there was anyway for me to make it more slimy?
Awesome slime!
threehill4 years ago
Thx alot perfect present for my little brother for his birthday!
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maybe Hiyadudez did that article as well.
Vynash5 years ago
Add in your instructabe not to lick/taste/bight it or you could get sick/or die if you eat it.

It looks awesome though maybe I'll make some
mikstr25 years ago
your cousin looks like my friend owen from school
flyinghat5 years ago
Borax is a skin and eye irritant folks and is actually quite toxic.
Hiyadudez (author)  flyinghat5 years ago
Why would it be toxic if you could put it in your eyes and on your skin?

you can also use 2 parts glue to 1 part liquid clothes starch and color as desired
that method works too
I think it is you on the 5th step. lol JK
Hiyadudez (author)  Killer~SafeCracker5 years ago
Lol, By the way, I like you new avatar!