How to Make Color Changing Slime

With only 4 ingredients, this easy slime recipe makes stretchy and squeezable slime and the best part is it changes color in the sun! So…

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With only 4 ingredients, this easy slime recipe makes stretchy and squeezable slime and the best part is it changes color in the sun!

So the question is, does this color changing slime really work? Yes, it totally does, we even have a video tutorial to prove it. We added a new ingredient to our slime recipe and omitted shaving cream because we didn’t want to dilute the color changing properties in the Elmer’s Color Changing Glue Blue (affiliate link) and Elmer’s Color Changing Glue Yellow (affiliate link). The result is perfect slime, that’s fun in the shade and in the sun! The color changing properties work so well that the transition from blue to purple and yellow to red happens fast. So don’t worry kids, you wont get bored waiting to see it change. In fact, it changes so well it made taking pictures of the two colors at the same time a tricky. Hopefully the photos below do this slime justice and you can see how well the colors change. The best part is that you don’t have to take our word for it because we have the directions below so you can make your own. While you are here check out our Glow in the Dark Slime too!

How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)
How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)

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How to Make Color Changing Slime

How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)

Supplies:

Karo Light Corn Syrup, 16 fl oz20 Mule Team Borax Natural Laundry Booster 65 Ounce pack of 2Elmer's ELM2078221 Color Changing Glue Yellow 5ozElmer's ELM2078222 Color Changing Glue Blue 5oz

 

Directions:

Have fun making slime with us as you watch our video tutorial or continue below to the written directions.

Prepare the borax solution by mixing 1 cup hot water with 1 tsp borax. Stir the solution. (Use caution to not get the solution in your eyes. If your child is allergic to borax please do not make this slime recipe.)

Prepare the glue mix by dumping the glue into your second bowl, Add 1 tbs corn syrup and stir. The corn syrup helps the slime stay stretchy.

How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)
How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)

Add 1tsp at a time of the borax solution to the glue mix. Stir in between. The slime will immediately start to form and pull away from the sides. We usually add 5-10 tsp. When the slime has reached the consistency you want continue to knead the slime with your hands. Once it isn’t sticky, it’s ready to be played with.

How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)

Here is the fun part, take the slime outside and watch the colors change. The squeeze, stretch, and twist the slime to see the two different colors.

How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)
How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)

Check out more ways to play: Sensory Play Activities

How to Make Color Changing Slime: Easy 4 ingredient slime recipe that makes stretchy and squeezable slime that changes color in the sun! (#Slime #kidsactivity #sensoryplay)