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Slime for Kids {Valentine’s Day Kid’s Craft}

We love making slime for kids in our household!  This Elmer’s Glue Slime is the perfect quick craft idea that kids love–make it festive for Valentines Day! Use glitter, confetti, or a combination of the two to make it uniquely your own!

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Making slime is one of my kids’ favorite activities. We made an easy Christmas slime a few months ago, and wanted to make something to commemorate one of our favorite holidays-Valentine’s Day!

We get hours of entertainment from homemade slime recipes, and I love that it’s such a quick craft project…and I usually have everything we need on hand! Want to make your own slime for kids? Let’s get started…

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Here’s what you need to make your own festive slime for kids (for Valentines Day!)…


Step 1: Empty your glue into a bowl.

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Step 2: Add your baking soda and stir. Then, stir in your confetti or glitter. Lastly, stir in your contact lens solution.

After the slime begins to form, you may want to remove it from the bowl and knead it with your hands.

Slime still too sticky? Add a drop or two more of contact solution! It’s that easy! Store in an airtight container (tuppeware containers work well) and it should last for a couple months.

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We have plenty more Valentine’s Day inspiration in our archives!

LOVE Valentine’s Day Printable Banner
Valentine’s Day Initial Printables
DIY Bubble Printable Valentines

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If you love slime, this slime recipe is one of our favorites! A perfect slime for beginners!

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And this unicorn slime has only four ingredients, and is perfect to make for a unicorn themed party to give away as party favors.

Thanks for reading all about Slime for Kids {Make Elmer’s Glue Slime!}! Have a lovely day!

*only contact solutions containing borate or boric acid will create slime

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Wednesday 17th of February 2021

I’ve never made slime before. What type of surface do you let the kids use when playing with it? Thanks

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