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9 DIY Slime Recipes That Are Super Easy To Make


Looking for easy DIY slime recipes that don’t require a ton of ingredients? 

We hand-picked a bunch of simple and fun slime recipes you will love.  Slime has been a bit hit with my daughter, she even did her science project on slime!  She enjoys trying different textures and colors and sharing her newest creation with friends at school 🙂

1. Fluffy Slime

This fluffy slime gets its cool texture by adding shaving cream. It is fun to squish and stretch!


  • 2/3 cup of Elmer’s White Glue
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 2-3 cups Shaving Cream
  • 1.5 Tablespoons Contact Lens Solution

Full tutorial: Fluffy Slime

2. Unicorn Slime

This is a fun and glittery slime in colors that you can twist together or play with them separately.


  • 1 bottle of Elmer’s glitter glue
  • Pink, Gold, and Blue Glitter
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • 1½ TBSP of Contact lens solution

Full tutorial: Unicorn Slime

3. Pink Glitter Slime

This 3 ingredient glitter slime is super easy to make in so many different colors.


  • Glitter school glue
  • ½ tablespoon of baking soda
  • 1½ tablespoons of contact lens solution

Full tutorial: Pink Glitter Slime

4. S'More Edible Chocolate Slime

Edible slime??? Yes! Fun to make and fun to eat!  Who doesn’t like smores, yummy!

  • Jumbo Marshmallows
  • Powdered Sugar
  • Instant Chocolate Pudding Mix (Powdered)

Full tutorial: Edible chocolate slime

5. Glow in the Dark Slime Recipe

Check out this super cool glow in the dark slime from Elmer’s Glue, easy to make and kid-friendly!


  • 5 fl oz Elmer’s Glow in the Dark Glue
  • ½ tbsp of baking soda
  • 1 tbsp of contact lens solution

Full tutorial: Glow in the Dark Slime

6. Floam Slime

This easy 4-ingredient slime also has a really cool texture and can last long if stored properly.


  • 3 Bottles of Elmer’s Glitter Glue (6 oz)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1½ TBSP of Contact lens solution
  • Foam Beads

Full tutorial: Floam Slime

7. Crunchy Slime

This super fun crunchy slime uses fishbowl beads gives it an awesome look and feel.


  • 1/2 cup Clear or White PVA School Glue
  • 1 tablespoon Saline Solution (must contain boric acid and sodium borate)
  • 1/2 cup of Water
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • Food coloring
  • 1/3 cup Fishbowl Beads

Full tutorial: Crunchy Slime

8. Mermaid Slime

You can have a lot of fun making this one by using different shapes and sizes of glitter and sequence.


  • One bottle of Elmer’s Clear Glue
  • 1/2 teaspoon of Borax
  • 1 cup of water (1/2 cup of cold/room temp water and 1/2 cup of hot water)
  • Extra Fine Glitter (blue/green)
  • Chunky Glitter (blue/green)
  • Sequins (blue/green)

Full tutorial: Mermaid Slime

9. Butter Slime

Super smooth slime that is stretchy but not sticky!


  • 1/2 Cup of Elmer’s Glue
  • 1/3 Cup of Shaving Foam
  • 1/4 Cup of Water
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Baking Soda
  • Slime Activator (see note below)
  • 1 Cup of Model Magic Clay (yellow)

Full tutorial: Butter Slime


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