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Kid Science: Make Ooey Gooey Slime

Nobody can resist digging their hands into homemade slime—and it’s a great opportunity to talk to kids about the properties of solids, liquids—and something that’s both!

Watch for a quick overview on how to make your own slime at home; step-by-step instructions are below.


You will need: 4 oz. glue, water, 1 tsp. borax (please note: you’ll want parental guidance with the measuring and mixing, just to be safe), and food coloring.

How to Make Slime


Mix the glue and and 4 oz. water together.

Mix white glue and water


Stir food coloring into the glue/water mixture.

Add food coloring and stir


In another container, mix 1 cup water and 1 tsp. borax. If you’re doing this activity with younger children, be sure to do this step for them.

Parents should add borax to the mixture


Mix the two solutions together.

Combine the two mixtures



Presto! DIY Slime!