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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!
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 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!
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!
Ingredients to make Celebration Slime
All you need to make this fun slime recipe is the ingredients listed below.
- ½ Cup Clear Elmer’s Glue
- ½ Cup Liquid Starch
- add ½ Cup Water
- 1 Tablespoon each of Red, Blue & Silver glitter
Directions to make homemade slime
Grab a large bowl. In that bowl, add in 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. (See? You get to have fun making it as well!)
Your slime will last longer if you store 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!