How to Make Slime
A few friendly reminders about these Slime Recipes:
  • Although the final substance is non-toxic, it is NOT edible, so do not allow small children or pets to play with the "Slime" unattended.
  • The Glue and the Borax can dry out your skin so use some kind of water based hand lotion before handling the Slime.
  • The Slime will not usually react to smooth surfaces, but watch out for anything that is porous, such as fabrics: clothes, rugs, towels, etc. are a bad combination with the Slime.
  • I did not create this recipe and DO NOT claim responsibility for anything that you may do during or after creation of this substance.
  • Enjoy this funky stuff and Have Fun! Now on to the Slime...!
Slime Recipe #1 Large Quantity Supplies:
Container # 1 3/4 cup of Water. 2 cups of White Glue Food Color of Your Choice (A Few Drops)
Container # 2 1 1/3 cups warm water 3 Teaspoons of 20 Mule Team Borax Powder
Mix the ingedients up in seperate containers as indicated. Be sure to mix the ingredients thoroughly. Next pour the contents of Container 2 into Container 1 and then gently lift and turn the mixture until only about a tablespoon of liquid is left. The mixture will be sticky for a moment or two. Finally let the excess liquid drip off and the Flubber® will be ready for to use. You may want to store the material in plastic freezer bags in the freezer to increase the longevity. It will begin to mold if left out in open air too long.
Slime Recipe #2 Small Quantity Supplies:
Container # 1 3/4 cup Warm Water 8 oz white school glue 15 Drops of the Food Color of Your Choice
Container # 2 2 tablespoons warm water 1 rounded teaspoon 20 Mule Team Borax

1. Measure into mixing bowl cup of white glue and 3/4 cup of water, food coloring and mix until thoroughly smooth and milky. Be sure not to over-color the mixture; a medium to pastel color is usually the best that can be achieved considering the white glue.

2. Once evenly colored and smooth, measure 1 teaspoon of Borax and 2 tablespoons of water into the second measuring cup. The Borax won't dissolve entirely, but do your best. While stirring the glue solution, slowly pour the Borax solution into it. Clumps and globs will begin to form.

3. Immediately remove these clumps and globs transferring them into the empty mixing bowl. Do not worry if they seem too wet or sticky.
Repeat making and mixing the Borax solution until all of the glue solution is used up (typical is 3 mixtures).

4. Immediately soak the original mixing bowl and stirrer in warm water with any remaining Borax. Drain any standing water from the bowl of goo.

5. Test the surface of the goo with your finger. If the mixture sticks to your finger, wet your hands. If not, take the mass of goo and begin to squeeze any pockets of water from the mixture, kneading the mixture as you go. If you find any Borax crystals in the mixture, run them briefly beneath a stream of cool water to remove. Let mixture sit for 5 minutes to partially air cure.

6. Finally the mixture is ready to play with. Be sure to store it in an airtight container when through.

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