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Slime Recipes

Learn to make different types of slime, gak, gunk, putty, floam, and ooze.

Slime Recipe Collection
There's more than one way to make slime. Actually, there are lots of different recipes! Here are some of the best recipes for different types of slime, from normal slimy slime to eerie glow-in-the-dark slime.

Slime FAQs
Do you have questions about making slime? Find answers to common questions about slime ingredients, coloring slime, how slime works, and how to store slime.

Edible Slime Recipes
Nearly all of the slime recipes are non-toxic, but that doesn't mean the ingredients or slime are good enough to eat. This is a collection of edible slime recipes. Some edible slime tastes good; some edible slime tastes terrible. All of these recipes are safe to eat as food.

Slime Step-By-Step Instructions
Slime is easy and fun to make, plus it only requires glue, borax, and water. Here are step-by-step instructions for making classic slime, complete with photos.

Slime Video
Slime is fun material that you can make yourself using common household ingredients. See how to make slime at home, and learn about the chemical process that occurs to form it.

Slime Recipe
There are lots of recipes for slime. Since most recipes are easy, look for one using ingredients you have on hand.

Bouncing Polymer Ball
Use chemistry to make a bouncing polymer ball, then alter the procedure to see the effect the changes have on the charactertistics of the bouncing ball.

Chocolate Slime
Chocolate slime is the ultimate flavored edible slime! This slime recipe is easy to make, fun to play with, and tastes good.

Ectoplasm Slime for Halloween
You can make this non-sticky, edible slime from two easy-to-find ingredients. It can be used as ectoplasm for Halloween costumes, haunted houses, and Halloween parties.

Edible Slime
Most slime recipes are non-toxic, but there are only a few you can actually eat and none that taste as good as this one! Here's how to make edible slime.

Electroactive Slime Instructions
This recipe makes cool, non-toxic slime that appears to have a life of its own!

Fake Snot
This is a gooey, gross variation of the traditional slime recipe, great for Halloween and other occasions requiring snot.

Floam Instructions
Make your own version of Floam, a type of slime that contains polystyrene beads so that you can mold it into shapes.

Fruity Putty
These are step-by-step instructions on how to make fruity putty.

Glow in the Dark Slime
What is better than regular slime? Slime that glows in the dark, of course! This is an easy and fun project that is suitable for kids.

Goo Recipe
Make squishy non-toxic goo that hardens in your hands when you squeeze it, but flows like a liquid when you pour it.

Goo Slime Recipe #2
Goo slime is a type of slime that flows when you pour it, but hardens when you squeeze it. Goo is non-toxic and easy to make using two common household ingredients.

Gunk Recipe
This is sort of like slime, but drier and very non-toxic if left uncolored.

Koolaid Playdough
This recipe results in an edible, fruit-scented playdough.

Metamucil Flubber
This recipe makes a non-sticky sort of 'rubber' or gelatinous slime.

Oobleck Recipe
Learn how to make Oobleck, a type of slime that has properties of both liquids and solids.

Radioactive-Looking Slime
The slime you might find in a real Mad Scientist's lab would probably be the result of some horrible genetic mutation. You can make slime that looks radioactive and toxic, yet is actually easy to make and safe. Here's how you do it.

Silly Putty
Learn about the history of Silly Putty, how it works, how to make your own, and what you can do to explore the interesting properties of this viscoelastic liquid.

Soap Slime
Soap slime is an easy-to-make type of slime that is fun to play with and makes clean-up fun. Here's how you make it.

Edible Glowing Blood Slime
Here are instructions for a non-sticky slime that looks like dripping or oozing blood. It's edible and it glows under a black light.

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