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It's Slime Time!

Children just seem to love slime! While some of us might be experts at making homemade slime, some are still looking for a great recipe, and that’s where PLASP can help!

Aside from simply being fun to play with, slime can also act as a great stress reliever. Making the slime itself allows children to participate in a science experiment, and the end result allows for fine motor skill development as children pop, pinch, poke and stretch the slime!

What You Will Need 

  • ¼ Cup of Elmer’s White Glue (substitutions are okay depending on the type of glue)
  • ½ Cup of Cornstarch
  • Food Coloring (various colors)  
  • Bowl 
  • Microwave 

Process

  • Pour 1/4 cup of Elmer’s white glue into a bowl with a few drops of food coloring. Mix the two together until the color becomes consistent.
  • Add ½ cup of cornstarch to the glue mixture.
  • Knead it with your hands for 5-10 minutes.
  • Once kneaded, place the bowl into the microwave for 20 seconds. Be sure to let it cool before the next step.
  • Once cooled, knead the slime for another 5-10 minutes until it becomes stretchy.

Tip:

Be patient. At first the slime will be sticky, but that’s okay! It will settle and become easier to work with.  

 

 

 

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