How to Make: Slime

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Step 1: Materials

1 Measuring Cup

Any color of food coloring

1 Tube of Elmer's Glue

1 Spoon

Borax

Tablespoon

2 Bowls

Water

Step 2: Pouring Glue

Pour the entire tube of Elmer's Glue into Bowl A

Step 3: Pouring Water

Fill the empty tube of glue with water

Put the cap back on, and shake the tube

Set aside

Step 4: Food Coloring

8 drops of desired food coloring in Bowl A

Step 5: Pouring, Again!

Pour the tube with water from Step 2 into Bowl A

Step 6: Stirring

Stir until thoroughly blended

Step 7: Water!

Pour 1/2 C + 1/6 C of hot water into Bowl B

Step 8: Borax

Add 2 tbsp. of Borax to Bowl B

Step 9: Stirring, Again!

Stir the Borax into the water until it's completely dissolved

Step 10: Combining the Mixtures!

Pour the mixture from Bowl A into Bowl B

Step 11: Kneading

Start to knead the slime until it starts to get a bit more malleable

Step 12: All Done!

Time to play!

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    ilovetomoveit22

    3 years ago

    I think kids need to spend more time making slime