If you’re looking for an awesome sensory craft that your child will love, look no further than these Celebration Slime recipe! It’s ooey, gooey fun that’s fun of cool colors and glitter. What’s not to love?!
When it comes to creating crafts in our home, slime is one activity that is always on our radar. And honestly, it’s understandable. Slime is fun, it’s stretchy, and it just feels…good.
Contrary to what you might have heard, not all slime has to make a big, sticky mess! Some slimes are great to make and have fun with! And this celebration slime recipe is one that you won’t want to miss!
This easy DIY slime recipe is one that is perfect for the summer months but can easily be created all year long, too!
We have lots of other easy slime recipes too so make certain to check them all out!
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I actually love this slime recipe for many different reasons. First off, it looks really cool.
And secondly, it’s versatile to be able to create as use. As most of you know, we like to make things in our homes that are around seasons, holidays, or events. This Celebration Slime is perfect for the 4th of July, summer birthdays, or just as a fun sensory activity that we’re going to work into our summer curriculum.
I love slime, and it’s one activity that we tend to do over and over. This slime is super fun because it literally looks like a celebration!
I often get asked if there can be too much glitter added to this slime recipe…and is there really a “thing” as too much glitter? While the recipe calls for a certain amount, you can alter that depending on your wants.
And if you don’t want to have any glitter in your slime, you can take it out completely if you want. It’ll change the appearance but your child will still get to have fun with the slime!
If you’re looking for more activities to do this summer, check our list of Fun Summer Activities for Kids.
Recommended Slime Books for Kids
Do you need more slime ideas? I recommend you get these books for your kids to learn more about slimes.
Secrets of Slime Recipe Book: 30 Projects for Stretchable, Squishy, Sensory Fun!Slime 101: How to Make Stretchy, Fluffy, Glittery & Colorful Slime!The Slime Book: All You Need to Know to Make the Perfect Slime101 Kids Activities that are the Ooey, Gooey-est Ever!: Nonstop Fun with DIY Slimes, Doughs and MoldablesSlime Sorcery: 97 Magical Concoctions Made from Almost Anything – Including Fluffy, Galaxy, Crunchy, Magnetic, Color-changing, and Glow-In-The-Dark SlimeHow To Make Edible Slime: 30 Fund and Yummy Slime Recipes: ( A Slime Book For Kids To Have Safe And Yummy Fun) (Slime Books For Kids)
The Importance of Playing with Slime
I get it…slime can be a bit overwhelming at times when you stop and think about the process. But instead of looking at it in a way that it’s overwhelming and messy, stop and think about the ways that it can be helpful for your child as well.
Slime is great for creativity and imagination and it’s actually a really good way to work on sensory skills, too. And if you’re looking for a way to work on fine motor skills, slime can help with that as well.
Every time we make slime, it’s always ended up being something that the kids stretch, catch, mold, and overall use their brains and imagination with the whole time.
They’ll literally sit down and play for hours with slime and it’s amazing to watch them get some delight out of something so simple to make!
I’ve found that slime is also just really relaxing to play with. Anytime that we’re feeling stressed or just need some wind-down time, we can all grab some slime and just start pulling, stretching, and more.
It’s a sensory activity and a simple craft all in one.
Recommended Slime Activity Kits
If you want a ready-made slime kit, I recommend your to grab these two super cute slimes from Etsy!
If your child loves bees, check out this DIY Bee Hive Slime
If you have a unicorn-lover, this Unicorn Ice Cream Slime would be perfect.
Ingredients to make Celebration Slime
All you need to make this fun slime recipe is the ingredients listed below.
Elmer’s Clear Liquid School Glue, Slime Glue, & Craft GluePurex Sta-Flo Concentrated Liquid Starch, 64 fl. oz. Plastic Jug (Pack of 2)Disco Cake AMERICAN SET (4 colors) American Blue, American red, American gold, American Silver
Directions to make homemade slime
- Grab a large bowl. In that bowl, add in your glue and water. Once added, mix until well incorporated.
2. Next, dump in all that glitter! Mix well.
3. Now, slowly stir adding in your liquid starch, constantly stirring as you do.
4. Once done, knead and mess with the slime to get it to a good consistency. (See? You get to have fun making it as well!)
5. Your slime will last longer if you store in an air tight container when not being played with!
- ½ Cup Clear Elmer’s Glue
- ½ Cup Liquid Starch
- add ½ Cup Water
- 1 Tablespoon each of Red, Blue & Silver glitter
- Grab a large bowl. In that bowl, add your glue and water. Once added, mix until well incorporated.
- Next, dump in all that glitter! Mix well.
- Now, slowly stir adding in your liquid starch, constantly stirring as you do.
- Once done, knead and mess with the slime to get it to a good consistency.
- Your slime will last longer if you store it in an air-tight container when not being played with!
See how simple and fun this homemade slime recipe is? This is one recipe that you can literally make over and over again!
The kids are going to have a blast helping to make this slime recipe from start to finish. Make sure that they’re helping out from start to finish so that they know that they’re capable of creating slime and following the steps.
The outcome is that they’ll have something to play with and be proud that they made it! Just be sure to store it properly so that it doesn’t dry out!
You can welcome the new year with a blast with these New Year Activities for Kindergarten! I’m sure your little one will have a great and memorable new year ahead.
More slime recipes
I’ve gathered up some other great slime recipes that I think you’re going to love! Start from the top and work your way down.
The fun colors of this slime recipe are going to be a hit! Perfect for bringing a smile to their face and fun activity for their hands!
Use this as a great addition to any “under the sea” birthday party! It’s a great slime craft that they can make and take home with them.
Have butterfly fans in the house? Use this fun butterfly slime as a way to keep that love!
Dare I say that this slime is out of this world?! The kids love when we make this slime, and I have to agree!
Don’t forget to make slimes that are all about the seasons! This is a fun way to break up the year with different types of slime.
Glow in the Dark Slime by The Life of Jennifer Dawn
This slime is going to be a nightlight in the kid’s room! It’s a fun way to show them that they can make it all on their own!