Shamrock Slime is a quick and easy St. Patrick’s Day kids craft that the whole family will enjoy! Whip up a batch of this homemade DIY slime in just a few minutes for lots of gooey fun!
My three boys can’t get enough of homemade DIY slime recipes, so we quickly whipped up a batch of this easy “Shamrock Slime” to celebrate upcoming St. Patrick’s Day!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO MAKE Shamrock SLIME:
- Glue – green glitter glue or white school glue
- Food Coloring (if using white glue)
- Water – 1 cup + 1 tsp.
- Borax – 1 tsp.
In a large bowl, mix together the bottle of glue + 1 tsp. of water.
Dissolve 1 tsp. of Borax into 1 cup of water.
Stir the Borax mixture into the glue mixture. The glue mixture will immediately begin to get thick and clumpy. Continue to stir for about 20-30 seconds.
As soon as the glue mixture has thickened and formed one large mass, drain off the excess liquid.
Knead the slime – it’ll be gooey and sticky at first, but it will firm up as you work with it.
When the slime is ready, it will be soft, smooth, silky, and will have a slow fluid consistency that will take the shape of whatever vessel you put it into. It’s a ton of sensory fun, and once you start squishing, you’ll never want to stop!
If glitter isn’t your thing, white school glue mixed with a few drops of neon green food coloring also makes great Shamrock Slime, and adding in some St. Patrick’s Day confetti makes it even MORE fun!
(See what I mean? It’s SUPER stretchy and gooey!)
One batch of Shamrock Slime fits perfectly into three large vending machine capsules (perfect for party favors!).
Shamrock Slime is sure to be a HUGE hit with your kids, and I bet you that the grown-ups will want to get in on the fun too! It’s an oddly satisfying sensory experience for the entire family! Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
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