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60+ Slime Recipes for Kids

It’s the ultimate list of slime recipes that bring a little bit of science and a whole lot of fun for everyone! 

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Jiggly, squishy, ooey gooey, stretchy slime is the biggest childhood craze to hit the streets. 

Not only is it an activity for early learners to help develop their fine motor skills, it is also a craft that older children have begun producing and selling to their peers. 

Well, hello, young entrepreneurs! 

Slime is one of the best all around mediums that give children of all ages the opportunity to play, learn, and grow. 

Below are some of the best slime recipes out there. From fluffy slime to glitter slime to glow in the dark slime to a slime recipe with contact solution, there’s a slime recipe and idea for everyone!

Easy Slime Recipes

Keep it simple with these basic slime recipes that are perfect for beginners.

Get your creepy crawly on with this easy bug slime recipe that works! – via That Kids Craft Site

Whip this up this flubber with ingredients around the house.  – via Look We’re Learning

First time slimer?  Try this easy homemade slime recipe.  – via Spaceships and Laser Beams

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Make crystal clear slime with this simple recipe. – via Natural Beach Living

A bit of saline solution in this recipe makes for super stretchy slime.  – via Little Bins for Little Hands

Mix this WOW slime up with just 2 ingredients. – via 123 Homeschool 4 Me

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Glow in the Dark Slime Recipes

These glow in the dark slime recipes are super simple and borax free.

Easy to make and super glow in the dark-y, this DIY Glow in the Dark slime recipe is a must-try! – via Mama Teaches

Just two ingredients make up this easy peasy glowing slime recipe.  – via Inspiration Laboratories

Glow in the dark slime made with a highlighter works best under a black light.  Check out this video!  – via Really, Are You Serious?

Light up the night with this bright slime recipe.  – via FabWorking Mom Life 

Awaken those supernatural powers with this glowing neon slime.  – via Play Based Parenting

Glitter Slime Recipes

Some goo and some glitter make up these fantastic shimmering slime recipes.

Take a trip to outer space with this galaxy inspired slime.  – via Inspiration Laboratories

This unicorn slime will make an ordinary day magical.  – via Sixth Bloom 

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Make this rainbow slimewith sparkles by incorporating a few drops of food coloring.  -via Craft Create Cook

Twist up this candy cane inspired slime made for peppermint lovers.  -via Natural Beach Living

Welcome autumn with this glittery fall slime.  -via Small World Preschool

Textured Slime Recipes

Give slime a different feel with these unique recipes. 

Discover a new sensation with this pom pom slime.  – via Craft Create Cook

What is green and jiggles with a lot of eyes?  Monster slime!  – via Crayons and Cravings

Gear up the rocks and work trucks for some rough play in this 2-ingredient epic construction slime.  – via 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Adding sand and shells brings this ocean slime to life.  – via Natural Beach Living

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This brown bear slime can get a little hairy. – via Preschool Powol Packets

Float high in the sky with this cloud slime recipe.   – via Little Bins for Little Hands

This kid-approved colorful pom pom goo is sure to be a ball!  – via Crayons and Cravings

Weave a web of fun with this dish soap spider slime.  – via 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Search for sunken treasures with this under the sea slime.  – via Crayons and Cravings

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Edible Slime Recipes

These slime recipes are made safe for little taste testers.

Go fishing with this sweet Swedish fish slime.  – via The Simple Parent

Pull, stretch and taste this jimmied up slime recipe.  – via Look, We’re Learning

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Check out this bubbling slime made with edible ingredients. – via Epic Fun for Kids

Wowzas! This tasty slime recipe is nuts!  – via Encouraging Moms at Home

This pudding slime smells delicious and is taste safe!  – via The Soccer Mom Blog

Squishy sweetness is jam-packed in this gummy bear slime.  – via In The Kids Kitchen

Scented Slime Recipes

These slime recipes will make many noses happy.

A hint of sweetness and a touch of spice make this slime recipe a hit during the winter months.  – via Natural Beach Living

This s’mores slime smells like it should be roasted on a campfire!  – via Kimspired DIY

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This cotton candy slime is just the ticket for a fun family night activity.  – via The Soccer Mom Blog

The smell of the holidays is packed into this amazing gingerbread slime.  – via 123 Homeschool 4 Me

Soothe the soul with this therapeutic lavender slime recipe.  – via Natural Beach Living

Movie Slime

Bring the big screen to life with these famous character slime recipes.

Toy Story is a childhood favorite and this Toy Story Alien Slime Recipe is a sure hit. – via That Kids Craft Site

Fly off to Neverland with this Peter Pan slime recipe.  – via Really, Are You Serious?

This superhero slime can take out any supervillian trying to take over the world.  – via My Mundane and Miraculous Life

Movie Slime Recipes

This Grinchinspired slime is perfect for the holiday season.  – via Preschool Powol Packets

Develop incredible superpowers with this Jack-Jack slime.  – via Really, Are You Serious?

Cool Slime Recipes

These slime recipes are in their own category of fun.

Shampoo isn’t just for hair!  Check out this glue free slime.  – via Fun with Mama

A whole new experience is to be had with this chalkboard slime that can be colored on. – via Little Bins for Little Hands

Watch the colors change as this 3-ingredient silly putty slime is made.  -via The Soccer Mom Blog

Cool Slime Recipes

No glue needed with this xanthum gum slime.  – via Fun with Mama

Explore the paranormal with this ghost slime recipe.  – via Preschool Powol Packets

Make lava and watch it fizz and flow with this volcano slime recipe.  – via Little Bins for Little Hands

This bouncy slime recipe uses Australian ingredients.  – via Play Based Parenting

There is big fun under the big top with this circus slime.  – via Fun with Mama

Holiday Slime Recipes

Slime recipes for your favorite holidays.

Sure reindeer poo, but what would reindeer poo look like?! Try this sparkly Reindeer Poop slime recipe! – That Kids Craft Site

Your heart will be two sizes too big with this sparkly Christmas slime recipe. – via Mama Teaches

It’s jingle bell time with this scented Christmas slime.   – via Play Based Parenting

This awesome snow slime makes for a White Christmas.  – via Epic Fun For Kids

Holiday Slime Recipes

Have some Halloween fun with this edible spider slime recipe.   – via Preschool Powol Packets

A sugary, gooey blob, this candy corn slime will be a Halloween treat for everyone.   – via Crayons and Cravings

Spread the love with this sparkly Valentine slime.  – via Play Based Parenting

Slime Recipes Without Borax

A safer option for young slime makers.

A cinnamon slime that is scented perfectly for fall and is Borax free!  – via Crayons and Cravings

There’s more than just one slime recipe without borax.  – via Fun with Mama

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In a land far, far away, this dragon’s fire slime can be found made with no borax.  – via Small World Preschool

Explore life under the sea with this borax free sparkly mermaid slime.  – via Crayons and Cravings

DIY Slime Recipes

An assortment of slimes made for those who can’t decide on just one.

These amazing sensory slimes are sure to be a hit!  -via Parenting Chaos

There’s something for everyone in this slime collection.  – via The Best Ideas for Kids

Don’t miss out on these satisfying slimes.  – via Schooling A Monkey

What are some of *your* favorite slime recipes?

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