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So you’ve made a batch or two of slime before and you enjoyed it.
But now you are looking to up your slime game. Plain old slime just isn’t going to cut it anymore.
Fortunately. . . I’ve got you covered!
I’ve rounded up more than 35 of the most fun and creative slime ideas that will have your kids falling in love with slime all over again.
I’ve got slime recipes for pretend play, nature-inspired slime, edible slime, slime with a science twist, and so much more.
Check out the awesome creative slime ideas below!
Note: You’ll find tons of ideas for sensory-friendly play on my sensory play page.
Imaginative Slime for Pretend Play
These slime activities are great for imaginative kids and for stimulating pretend play.
Dirt and mud slime from Fun-A-Day
Unicorn slime from Kids’ Activities Blog
Construction site slime from Fantastic Fun & Learning
Fairy slime from The Best Ideas for Kids
Googly eye monster slime from The Inspiration Edit
Slime Meets Science
These slime recipes have some really cool science behind them!
Magnetic slime from Kids’ Activities Blog
Color changing slime from Messy Little Monster
Mad scientist slime from Totally the Bomb
Glow in the dark slime from Fun with Mama
Glow in the dark slime from Quietly Creative
Slime as a Teaching Tool
These slime activities can all be used to teach letters and other important skills.
Letter slime from Pocket of Preschool
Chalkboard slime from Little Bins for Little Hands
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom slime from Fun Learning for Kids
These slime recipes are all made with taste-safe ingredients.
Edible candy cane slime from The Soccer Mom Blog
Edible Starburst slime from Teach Beside Me
Edible chocolate slime from The Soccer Mom Blog
Edible rainbow Sour Patch Kid slime from Teach Beside Me
Edible banana marshmallow pudding slime from Crafts 4 Toddlers
Edible Jell-O slime from The Soccer Mom Blog
Edible candy corn slime from Fun with Mama
These slime recipes were inspired by different animals.
Spider web slime from My Joy Filled Life
Shark slime from The Homespun Hydrangea
Zebra slime from Fun-A-Day
These slime recipes were all inspired by things we can see in our sky.
Cloud slime recipe from Little Bins for Little Hands
Rainbow slime from The Best Ideas for Kids
Rainbow slime from Fun with Mama
Rainbow slime from Messy Little Monster
Galaxy slime from Crayons and Cravings
All of these slime recipes were inspired by things found in nature or by natural phenomena.
Sand slime from Simple Everyday Mom
Ocean slime from Natural Beach Living
Avalanche slime from Little Bins for Little Hands
Watermelon slime from Simple Everyday Mom
Melting snowman slime from Teach Beside Me
Molten lava slime from Fun-A-Day
These slime recipes provide awesomely fun sensory experiences.
Crunchy slime from Quietly Creative
Crayon slime from Simplistically Living
Dishsoap slime from Mommyhood Life
Calming lavender slime from Natural Beach Living
Gold slime from Fun-A-Day
Confetti slime from The Inspiration Edit
Magnesium flake slime from STEAMsational
More sensory play resources
More sensory play posts from Gift of Curiosity:
- Fun with flubber
- Water beads and shaving cream
- Bubble dough
- Fun with oobleck
- Writing with shaving cream
- Watermelon oobleck
- Kinetic sand
- Water beads and shaving cream