Posted Mar 28, 2017 by Elmers
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    Elmer's Recipe for Colored Slime

    Create your own colorful slime using a few common household ingredients. It's super easy and kid friendly!
    • Easy to Moderate

    Supplies Needed

    4 fl oz Elmer’s White School Glue
    1/2 tbsp of baking soda
    1 tbsp of contact lens solution
    Your choice of food coloring


    1. Pour out the entire bottle of a 4oz of Elmer’s School Glue into a bowl.
    2. Add ½ tbsp of baking soda and mix thoroughly.
    3. After mixing, add your choice of food coloring until you get the color you want.
    4. Add 1 tbsp of contact lens solution.
    5. Mix until mixture gets harder to mix and slime begins to form.
    6. Take the slime out and begin kneading with both of your hands.
    7. If needed, add ¼ tbsp of contact lens solution to make the slime less sticky.

    *Adult supervision is required; This project is not appropriate for children under the age of 3 years. Always wash your hands before and after making and playing with slime. Warning: If large quantities of contact lens solution are accidentally ingested (greater than a tablespoon), get medical attention immediately. 

    *Some contact solution brands work better than others, check out our Slime Tips section for all the details



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