How to make slime for kids

A playful, gooey activity the little ones will love.

Written by Karen Stagnitti, Kate Renshaw and Judi Parson
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What to do

    1. Pour the glue into a medium bowl. Stir in the food colouring and glitter, if desired.

    2. Add the baking soda to the glue mixture and stir until smooth.

    3. Pour in 2 tablespoons of the contact lens solution and stir slowly. The mixture should begin to harden, becoming stringy.

    4. Continue mixing slowly until a ball of slime forms.

    5. Pick up the slime and work between your two hands, until smooth. If the slime is particularly slimy, work in another ½ tablespoon of contact lens solution as needed.

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