How To Make Slime

Making your own slime at home can be very easy and simple if you know how to go about it. We have put together four simple slime recipes below. Take your time to read through it thoroughly before practising it. The first and second recipe requires borax and the third and fourth recipe requires no borax.

1. Making Slime with glue and borax.
Things you would need to make this Slime.
1. Borax
2. School glue
3. Water
4. Two bowls 
5. Food colouring (used when you want your Slime to be perfectly coloured)

Mix one (1) oz of glue with one forth (1/4) cup of water in one of the bowls.

Add the food colouring to the mixture (that is if you want a coloured Slime).

Add one forth (1/4) of a cup of the borax to the mixture of the water and glue.

Stir it gently and carefully.

You would observe a gradual formation of the Slime.

Lift a little bit of the solution with the stirrer and check how your slime is forming.

Knead it with your hands.

Kneading it with your hands is quite necessary if you want the ingredients used to mix evenly.

Feel it with your hands and check if it has gotten less sticky.

If it gets less sticky, pour it in a new bowl.
Your slime is ready!

2. Making a Slime with polyvinyl alcohol and borax.
Things you would require
1. Borax (sodium tetranitrate)
2. Polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)
3. A bowl
4. Food colouring (used if coloured Slime is what you want)

Pour one forth of a cup of the polyvinyl alcohol into the bowl.

Pour the food colouring into the solution.
Stir it with your stirrer.

Pour two teaspoons of borax into the polyvinyl alcohol solution.

Stir it briskly and gently.

Raise a little bit of the solution with the stirrer and observe how and what it is becoming.

Your slime is ready!

3. Making a Slime from skim milk, vinegar and baking soda.
Things you would need
1. Vinegar
2. Skim milk
3. Baking soda
4. Coffee filter

Pour seven tablespoons of the skim milk in the bowl.

Pour just one tablespoon of vinegar into the milk in the bowl.

Stir it carefully and slowly to obtain solid-like structures.

Allow the solid structure to sink.

Filter off the liquid.

Put the solid structures down for some minutes.

Add one forth teaspoon of baking soda on the solid.

Knead it thoroughly to obtain a fine mixture.

Your slime is ready!

4. Making slime with glue, baking soda and saline solution.

Things required
1. Glue
2. Food colouring
3. Baking soda
4. Saline solution
5. Spoon
6. A bowl

Pour the glue into the bowl.

Add one forth of a cup of glitter and two drops of liquid food colouring to the glue in the bowl.

Pour one teaspoon of baking soda into the mixture of the glue, the glitter and food colouring.

Stir it until a fine mixture is obtained.

Pour two spoons of saline solution into it.

Stir and knead it with your hand gently and carefully to obtain a ball of slime.

Your slime is ready!

How to keep a Slime from growing mould
To keep your slime from growing mould or drying out,  just put it in a plastic bag and place it in a fridge.
Or simply put it in a container and cover it to prevent air from entering.

 If you have any suggestions or you do not understand anything, contact us or comment below.

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