Thursday, July 27, 2017  01:01 PM | By: Hayley Morphis
Slime Projects You Can Create Using Elmer’s Glue

How You Can Use Elmer’s Glue to Create Gooey Slime

Elmer’s glue has long been synonymous with fun crafts and projects for kids and adults alike. In fact, they often publish their very own craft ideas to spark your inspiration. Elmer’s glue can be used for kids crafts, scrapbooking and an assortment of other fun and useful purposes. A kid-favorite, slime, can easily be created in school or at home using just a few simple ingredients, and there are plenty of slime projects you can create using Elmer’s glue. Check out some of our favorite Elmer’s slime recipes now!

Colored Slime*

Colored Slime

Source: Elmer’s

Kids will love this slime project, and they’ll love picking out the color even more! It’s quick and easy! Simply follow the instructions below to create your very own colored slime!

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Supplies:


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

Instructions:

  1. Pour out the entire bottle of a 4oz of Elmer’s School Glue into a bowl.
  2. Add 1/2 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 1/4 tbsp .of contact lens solution to make the slime less sticky.

Glitter Slime*

Glitter Slime

Source: Elmer’s

If it sparkles, they will smile. There’s nothing better than slime. Except, perhaps, GLITTER slime! Girls and boys alike will enjoy the sparkles of their very own glitter slime creations. Get started now by following the directions below!

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Supplies:


• 1/2 tbsp of baking soda
• 1 1/4 tbsp of contact lens solution
• 6 fl oz Elmer’s Glitter Glue

Instructions:

  1. Pour out the entire contents of a 6 oz of Elmer’s Glitter Glue into a bowl.
  2. Add ½ tbsp of baking soda and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add 1¼ tbsp of contact lens solution.
  4. Mix until mixture gets harder to mix and slime begins to form.
  5. Take the slime out and begin kneading with both of your hands.
  6. If needed, add ¼ tbsp of contact lens solution to make the slime less sticky.

Custom Glitter Slime*

Take your slime project a step further with a custom glitter creation. Mix and match colors, create cool effects and more! With just a few simple ingredients, any kid can create their very own custom slime masterpiece!

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Supplies:


• 1/2 tbsp of Baking Soda • 1 tbsp of Contact lens solution
• 5 oz Elmer’s Clear School Glue
• Your choice of Elmer's .356 fl oz glitter glue pens


Instructions:

  1. Pour out the entire contents of a 5 oz of Elmer’s Clear School Glue into a bowl.
  2. Add 1/2 tbsp. of baking soda and mix thoroughly.
  3. Add your choice of .356 fl oz Elmer’s glitter glues pen and mix (add however many 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 1/4 tbsp of contact lens solution to make the slime less sticky.

Jumbo Colored Slime*

Three Bottles of Elmer's School Glue with Slime

Source: Elmer’s

If they like slime, they’ll love having tons of it! Make enough for everyone to enjoy by putting together this quick and easy jumbo colored slime recipe. Get the whole gang to help! It’s fun for the whole family!

Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate

Supplies:


• 1 1/2 tbsp of baking soda
• 3 tbsp of contact lens solution
• 3 , 4 fl oz bottles of Elmer’s White school glue (12 fl oz)
• Your choice of food coloring

Instructions:

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


There will be no shortage of fun when you and your little ones try these fun slime recipes!
Alternate colors for variety or have a contest to see who can make the slimiest slime of all!
 

 *Adult supervision is required. These projects are 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.

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