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Title: Simple Sensory Slime
By: Hgrimaldi
September 20, 2020
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Kids never seem to get tired of slime! Here's a fun and easy way to add an extra experience to it. By adding different things like glitter, googly eyes, or even glow paint, you can create a sensory activity with many different tactile experiences. You don't even have to make multiple batches of slime if you don't want to. It's very easy to make up a batch and then split it in half or quarters to add different elements to it. You can even use it as a math lesson on fractions!


Here’s a list of what you need to make this slime recipe:

  • ½ cup of water

  • ½ cup white glue

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • Food coloring of your choice

  • 2 tablespoons saline solution


  1. Mix water and glue together. Tip: spray the measuring cup with cooking spray before measuring out the glue to prevent sticking!

  2. Add the baking soda and mix.

  3. Add the food coloring and mix.

  4. Add the saline solution and mix. (The more saline solution, the stiffer the end slime will be.)

Optional: Add things like sequins, glitter, tiny foam balls, or googly eyes to the slime for a different sensory feel!

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Heather Grimaldi, Programs Manager, has worked at Kidspace since 2015. Prior to that she was a Preschool teacher working with students with special needs for almost ten years and has over twenty years of experience in the field. When not at Kidspace, Heather likes to go hiking and swimming with her kids and husband, try out new recipes and read.