2 Innovative Slime Recipes for Kids

If you have kids at home you must agree that they love playing with slime. Although slimes are gross to touch, it can be a source of entertainment for many kids on the planet. Most of the slimes, that are available in the market, are safe for kids but you cannot trust anything blindly when it comes to your little ones. So, it is always a good idea to prepare slimes at home with your kids. While they will enjoy making it, you will be confident about the quality of homemade slime. To help you out caregivers of Childcare West Covina, CA, is sharing some of the innovative slime recipes which they have tried with kids already.

Fluffy slime:

This is a kid's friendly slime recipe that can be made with the ingredients found mostly at home or the nearby store. Make sure to follow the directions precisely to make the fluffy slime.


  • 2/3rd cup of white glue
  • ½ tablespoon baking soda
  • 1/4th cup of water
  • 2 to 3 cups of shaving cream (not gel)
  • One and a half tablespoon contact lens solution with boric acid and sodium borate
  • Food coloring


  • First, take white glue in a bowl.
  • Then add the baking soda and water with the glue and stir properly.
  • Then at the shaving cream and keep on stirring.
  • Then slowly add the contact lens solution.
  • Keep on kneading the entire mix until you get the required consistency of the fluffy slime.

Some useful tips:

  • Make sure the contact lens solution has boric acid and sodium borate.
  • If the slime becomes too sticky, dab some baby oil on your hands.

Super slime:

In Childcare West Covina, CA, some kids are just not satisfied with normal slime so you can follow this recipe to make super slime and this is extra slimy. To make this slime, you may need to pick up some of the ingredients from the supermarket.


  • A bowl
  • ½ cup of polyvinyl alcohol or PVA solution
  • Food coloring
  • 2 tablespoon tetraborate solution
  • 1 Small stick


  • First pour polyvinyl alcohol solution into a bowl.
  • If you want colored slime, add food coloring and mix it with the solution with a stick.
  • At the sodium tetraborate solution to the mix and keep on stirring.
  • As you stir, you will notice that the mixture starts getting slimy.
  • Your slime is ready to play with.

Some useful tips:

  • Make sure to keep the slime in a plastic bag in the fridge so that it does not grow mould.
  • You can add different food coloring and try to make rainbow slime.
Though there are many slime recipes available, Childcare West Covina, CA caregivers suggest parents pick the ones which are kids friendly. Don't worry about the slime being unsafe or messy, to play with. If your kids make slimes on their own please encourage them to clean up space after making it. Please remember the purpose of making slime with your kids is to have fun together, so enjoy the activity with your kids as these are the most precious years and no parents would want to deprive them of this fun experience.