How to Make Slime (Ninja Turtle Ooze)

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Introduction: How to Make Slime (Ninja Turtle Ooze)

About: Random Weekend Projects


Step 1: Watch the Video!

Hey, look at this! There's a broken canister of mutant ooze leaking down into the sewers! But don't worry because this sticky slime is non-toxic, and it's so easy to make, a 3 year old can do it!

Watch this video to see how!

Step 2: Gather These Materials

Inspired by Dr. Anne Helmenstine with About.com, my kids and I found, and slightly modified, a recipe for making slime!

My kids went crazy for it! It's great stuff because it's basically harmless and extremely easy to make. So easy in fact, that my little 3-year-old did it himself (with a little coaching, of course).

If you'd like to make it at home, here's how we did it!

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

You will need:

* 1/2 teaspoon borax laundry booster (Found in grocery stores in the laundry detergent section)
* 5 ounces clear school glue (Usually in the craft section of some grocery stores, or stores like Wal-Mart)
* Green and yellow food coloring
* Water

Step 3: Make the Solutions

 Make Solution "A"

In one container, mix:

* 1 cup of warm water
* 1/2 tsp of borax


Stir to dissolve as much as possible.

Make Solution "B"

In a separate container, mix together:

* 1/2 cup of water
* Entire 5 oz bottle of clear glue

* Stir in 2 drops of green food coloring
* Stir in 5 drops of yellow food coloring

Step 4: Mix the Solutions

Pour Solution "A" into Solution "B"

And right before your eyes will magically appear a gooey green flubber!

Holding this in front of a light makes it look like some sort of creepy alien experiment!

Step 5: Make a Cool Ooze Canister

I wanted to make a fun container for this ooze, and using these materials, came up with this one.

Materials:

*2 black 2" ABS clean-out adaptors
*2 black 2" ABS plugs from Home Depot.


For the tube;

*2" tube of acrylic (7" tall) works best,
OR
*Plastic soda bottle

Step 6: Make It Glow

With the ooze inside the container, I tried adding a yellow glow-stick to see what effect it would have.

It made the slime glow an eerie green light and makes it look radio-active!

I also noticed that putting the glow stick in the microwave for 4 seconds could make it glow 3 times as bright!

Step 7: Other Projects

That's how to make your very own Ninja Turtle Ooze.

Haven't see the video yet? You can still see it here!

If you like this project perhaps you'll like some of my others. Check them out at www.thekingofrandom.com

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75 Discussions

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Isabel da Slime Luver
Isabel da Slime Luver

Tip 2 months ago on Step 2

Ik im very late but if you want a stretchy and thin slime then use the suggested borax recipe but if you want a more solid and thicker slime, then use a whole teaspoon of borax powder instead of only half a teaspoon.

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Isabel da Slime Luver
Isabel da Slime Luver

Reply 2 months ago

Anything that contains boric acid such as eye drops, contact lens solution, tide, liquid starch (sta-flo), boric acid etc.

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Isabel da Slime Luver
Isabel da Slime Luver

Reply 2 months ago

Anything that contains boric acid such as eye drops, contact lens solution, tide, liquid starch (sta-flo), boric acid etc.

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tyler.ng.92
tyler.ng.92

6 years ago on Introduction

hey king i dont have borax in my country so idk what to make it out of
anyway good job

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Isabel da Slime Luver
Isabel da Slime Luver

Reply 2 months ago

Anything that contains boric acid such as eye drops, contact lens solution, tide, liquid starch (sta-flo), boric acid etc.

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grownuptrunks
grownuptrunks

Reply 11 months ago

Liquid corn starch

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fkunitz
fkunitz

Reply 5 years ago

Search for "fabric softener slime"

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MarkG283
MarkG283

4 years ago

the person called police and called military scientic and took the stuff

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andrewbaker
andrewbaker

5 years ago

DON'T EVER MICROWAVE A GLOW STICK! just run it under some hot water in the sink instead....works much quicker and with less chance of poisoning your microwave

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mrscavazos
mrscavazos

6 years ago

Just made this for my stepsons ninja turtle party...only problem is mine was very watery.

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fkunitz
fkunitz

Reply 5 years ago

Make more borax water next time. Add it a little bit at a time so you don't turn it into a bouncy ball.

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teshcreations

My brother and I made this for a Christmas present for our younger sister. The only clear glue we could find was BiC School Glue Clear Gel, from Spotlight. It worked out really well! It was going to be too expensive to find similar adaptors and plugs, so we just used PVC pipe caps, and glued one to one end of the tube and used the other one as a top to put on and off.

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jayme.robertson.7
jayme.robertson.7

6 years ago

Any idea how long it keeps wanted to make it today for
My sons birthday party next weekend?

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Zappzipper
Zappzipper

6 years ago on Introduction

hey grant thanks for the great instructable i love your vids on you tube but i wanted to know if you have a kik or instagram you use be cause im making a new youtube and im announcing all the prop and stuff on there so thanks for the instructable and c u soon on youtube i mean :D