Do you have a space lover who loves to explore far away galaxies? Get hands-on with galactic adventures in slime! This amazing-looking slime entertains and allows for sensory exploration, even in the depths of space.
Making this magical star slime recipe is a sensory science activity that’s a perfect ending to your studies on space or a novel study on a fantasy story.
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The wonder of the stars is captured in this gooey version of space. Let your child get messy with this magical star slime recipe, even as they learn about the stars, the planets and space.
Their imagination will blast off with the sensory boost of sparkly, starry goop. It’s fun for every little astronaut!
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We love learning about space here. There’s something about the stars that makes us think deep thoughts, but still get excited. Finding those pictures and familiar patterns in the sky can be a fun activity for the whole family!
So grab one or two of these books, and on your next nice evening with a clear sky, get out there and start your own space exploration adventure.
What We See in the Stars: An Illustrated Tour of the Night SkyGlow-in-the-Dark ConstellationsStar Finder!: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Night SkyConstellations: The Story of Space Told Through the 88 Known Star Patterns in the Night SkyA Child’s Introduction to the Night Sky: The Story of the Stars, Planets, and Constellations–and How You Can Find Them in the Sky (Child’s Introduction Series)There’s No Place Like Space: All About Our Solar System (Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library)
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This magical star slime is a really simple project. All you need are few household products and some sparkly confetti. It’s affordable, easy and yet the results look amazing.
The basis of slime is the basic white school glue we all know and used as kids. Mixed with a few household chemicals like baking soda and contact solution, and you get this wonderful chemical reaction that results in slime. Check below for the exact steps you need to make magical star slime for your students.
Elmer’s Liquid School Glue, Clear, Washable, 1 Gallon – Great for Making SlimeEquate Saline Solution for Sensitive Eyes Twin Pack, 12 fl oz, 4 countBeistle CN054 Silver Holographic Stars Confetti, 1/2-OunceTiny Stars Glitter Confetti 3mm Stars Confetti Laser Sequins for Party Decoration, DIY Crafts, Premium Nail Art, Body Art Eye Bling – 10g,Holographic Silver
- 2 bottles clear Elmer's glue (6 ounces)
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 1/2 tbsp contact lens solution - must contain boric acid
- 1/2 cup warm water
- 1 1/2 tbsp white, gold stars
- Glitter (optional)
Add the glue to a large bowl.
Add 1/4 cup water to the bottle of glue, close the lid and shake to get the remaining glue out of the bottle and add the water to the bowl. Repeat for the second glue bottle.
Add the baking soda and mix thoroughly.
Add the contact lens solution to the bowl, adding it slowly and mixing it well. Add only enough solution to bring the glue together into a soft ball.
Remove the slime from the bowl, leave any liquid behind and knead the slime so that it is no longer sticky.
Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator when not in use.
Regular glue will require less contact lens solution than glitter glue.
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