Learn how to make slime without borax. We have 2 great ways to make slime and the kids will love it! Plus, this is so easy.
How to make slime without borax
We showed you how to make slime with borax and now it is time to learn how to make it without! The kids love to make slime and it is so fun to have different options.
If you want to make slime but don’t want to use Borax. We have 2 great ways to make slime without needing to use Borax.
Try it today and see how easy it is. The kids will have a blast and you only need a few simple supplies!
What can you use instead of borax?
You can use contact solution that has boric acid as one of the ingredients. You can also use liquid starch. We are going to show you how to use each of these to make slime without borax.
Let’s get started!
How do you make easy slime?
- 6 oz of Glue
- ½ tsp baking soda
- 1 Tablespoon Contact Lens Solution (Make sure to use one with boric acid in it. This is super important!)
- Put the glue in a small mixing bowl.
- Add the baking soda and stir until combined
- Then slowly mix in 1 Tablespoon of the contact lens solution and stir until a slime is formed. Once the glue starts pulling away from the edge of the bowl and is sticking to the spoon, remove the slime from the bowl.
- Knead with your heads until the slime is the consistency that you prefer.
Pro Tip: You can use color glue like we did or you can add food coloring to white glue or clear glue prior to mixing in the contact lens Solution.
How to make slime without borax or contact solution?
THE SECOND WAY:
- 6 oz of Glue
- ¼ cup Liquid Starch
- Add the glue to a small mixing bowl.
- Slowly add in the liquid starch until the slime starts to form. Once the glue starts to pull away from the bowl and sticks to the spoon, remove the glue from the ball.
- Knead with your hands until the slime is the consistency that you prefer.
Pro Tip: If your slime is too sticky, mix in more liquid starch. If your slime is not stretchy enough add lotion until the slime is the consistency that you would like.
The kids will love making this slime!
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