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How to make slime

 
Kids LOVE slime and this is such an easy messy play and sensory play activity to make using simple household ingredients. Your kids will have lots of fun stretching it, moulding it, rolling into balls, throwing it into the air and letting it splat on the table!
Kids LOVE slime and they will love this recipe from our friends at Mud Mates.

This homemade slime is such an easy messy play and sensory play activity to make using simple household ingredients.

Your kids will have lots of fun stretching it, moulding it, rolling into balls, throwing it into the air and letting it splat on the table!
 

How to make slime

 

What you’ll need for your slime  

 
  • 2 ¼ cups cornflour (plus a little extra)
  • ½ cup shampoo
  • 6 tablespoons water (approx.)
  • Food colouring in the colour of your choice
  • Bowl or plastic container for mixing in
  • Spoon for mixing

 

How to make your own slime


1. Mix the shampoo and a couple of drops of food colouring together in a bowl or plastic container.

2. Mix in the cornflour.

3. Add the water 1 tablespoon at a time.

4. Once it’s all mixed together you will have this amazing slime like dough you can play with.
 

Useful tips for your slime

 
  • The slime should roll into a ball, but if it’s too wet add a little bit more cornflour.
 
  • The dough should also be nice and shiny and soften and melt in your hands. If not, slowly add a tiny drop or two of water until you get the right consistency.
 
  • The slime can get quite messy so you may want your kids to play with it outside.
 
  • The slime may also start to dry out after a while, so just mix in a few more drops of water and you’ll be good to go again.
 
  • Once your kids have finished playing with the slime, scrape it into a plastic container and keep it sealed to use again the next day.
 
  • The slime will keep for a few days, just add a few drops of water each time before you start to get the right consistency.
 

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Source: This article was written by Mud Mates - Taking care of messy kids with protective over-garments, perfect for dirty, messy play, indoors and out.
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