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DIY Galaxy Slime for Kids

The slime trend has taken over the internet by a storm as of recently and has become a popular sensory object for adults and kids alike. It's fun to make, squish, and play around with and it can even keep your kid preoccupied during those long car rides to the cottage this summer! 

We hope you've got those crafty hands ready because we're staying on ASMR-trend with this simple DIY galaxy slime recipe from Simple Everyday Mom! This recipe should take no longer than 15 minutes all together, so don't worry about making a crazy, massive mess. Enjoy!

Borax-Free DIY Galaxy Slime
DIY Slime
Prep Time: 5 minutes | Total Time: 15 Minutes

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
  • Not recommended for children 3 years and under
  • Adults should always make the slime; children ages 4 years and up are welcome to carefully watch though :)
  • Adult supervision is required when slime is being played with
  • This slime is not edible - please don't forget to inform your children!
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MATERIALS
  • 1 cup of Elmer's clear glue
  • fine glitter in multiple colours
  • 1 tablespoon of baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons of contact lens solution (must contain boric acid)
TOOLS
  • a mixing bowl
  • measuring spoons
  • measuring cups
  • a fork
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Pour the clear glue into a large mixing bowl
  2. Add in the glitter then follow with the baking soda and contact lens solution
  3. Use a fork to stir the mixture together
  4. Dip your fingers into the contact solution and knead the slime until it fully forms
slime
Click here for complete in-depth instructions + details.

TIPS
*If the slime is still too sticky, add a teaspoon more of contact solution and knead again until it forms
*If you want to keep things even simpler, substitute the fine glitter with Elmer's glitter glue

Ain't the end result just satisfying? It's pure slimy, sensory goodness that your kids will love to play with at any time of the year!

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