Posted Mar 28, 2018 by Elmers
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    Elmer's Recipe for Foam Bead Slime

    Make your own slime with multicolored foam beads using your favorite Elmer’s Glue. It’s super easy and kid-friendly!
    • Easy to Moderate

    Supplies Needed

    5 flozElmer’s Clear School Glue
    ½ tbsp. of baking soda
    1 tbsp. of contact lens solution
    Combination of 0.356 Elmer's glitter glue pens (optional)


    1.Pour out one bottle of Elmer’s Clear School Glue into a container.
    2.If desired, add any 0.356 glue pens for a pop of color.
    3.Add ½ tbsp. of baking soda and mix thoroughly.
    4.Add 1 tbsp. of contact solution.
    5.Mix until mixture gets harder and slime begins to form.
    6.Take the slime out and begin kneading with both of your hands.
    7.If needed, add ¼ tbsp. of contact solution to make the slime less sticky.
    8.Add foam beads and mix into slime.

    *Adult supervision is required; This project is not appropriate for children under the age of 3 years. Always wash your handsbefore and after making and playing with slime. Warning: If large quantities of contact lens solution are accidentally ingested (greaterthan a tablespoon), get medical attention immediately.

    *Some contact solution brands work better than others, check out our Slime Tips section for all the details.

    Recommended Products:

    Elmer’s Clear School Glue


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