How to Make Slime without Borax or Glue

By Ashley Watters, Abshier House

Making slime is an easy, affordable way to keep little hands busy. If you’re a busy parent, grandparent, or caregiver looking for a fun do-it-yourself craft, this one will keep young ones busy for hours.

making slime without borax or glue recipe
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Carefully review the ingredients in any recipe you make. Elements such as borax can cause painful irritation or injury. See Fox 59’s report for more information.

How to make slime with shaving cream

You can make a great fluffy version of slime with a few simple ingredients. You will need:

  • Suave Kids 3-in-1 Shampoo
  • Shaving cream
  • Salt
  • Mixing utensil
  • Mixing bowl

Follow these easy steps to achieve do-it-yourself slime:

  1. Pour shampoo into a mixing bowl.If you are unsure how much to use, start small. Try about two tablespoons to begin. You can always add more later to make a larger batch.
  2. Add shaving cream to bowl.You will want about a 1:1 mixture of shampoo and shaving cream.
  3. Use mixing utensil to stir ingredients together.
  4. Stir until your mixture is a uniform consistency.
  5. Add salt.If you are going with the initial test of two tablespoons, you will want about a teaspoon of salt.
  6. Mix until the concoction is smooth in texture.
  7. Freeze for 15 minutes.
  8. Remove and play!

Those busy little bodies can reap hours of fun with this easy slime recipe.

How to make slime with body wash

Here’s another fun recipe to try for slime that uses common household items, but no borax or glue. Assemble these ingredients:

  • Body wash
  • Food coloring
  • Cornstarch
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing utensil
  • Water

Once you have gathered your supplies, follow these steps:

  1. Add body wash to mixing bowl.If you are unsure how much you are hoping to make, start small. Add about two tablespoons to begin. You can always add more later.
  2. Add food coloring. Continue adding until you achieve the desired color.
  3. Mix until the texture is smooth in consistency.
  4. Pour cornstarch into the mixture.
  5. You will need about the same amount of cornstarch as body wash.
  6. Mix ingredients together with your utensil.
  7. When ingredients are mostly mixed, but you still have a floury consistency, pick up and knead together with hands.At first it may seem as though you have added too much cornstarch. Not to worry. Continue kneading with hands until all elements are mixed and concoction is doughy in consistency.
  8. Optional: Add water to make your slime more stretchy. Add as necessary to achieve desired consistency.
  9. And now, begin having fun!
  10. Always store your slime in an airtight container for later usage.

Always dispose of slime in the garbage. Putting slime in sinks can clog your drain.

Check out this article for more slime recipes using cornstarch.