In this post I show you how to make fluffy slime and includes a fluffy slime recipe with ingredients. You can use it without borax or without contact solution. It’s the latest craze in my house and my house smells like shaving cream slime! But there also lives a permanent smile on my children’s faces as they feel so proud of their creations. You can make fluffy slime with borax or without it, as long as you have a slime activator substitute.
How to make Fluffy Slime
I am always amazed by the many uses of shaving cream. My kids absolutely love shaving cream painting so when I came across fluffy slime.. I knew we had to give it a try. You can learn how to make slime without borax here. Or you can see how to make shaving cream slime in this blog post.
Fluffy Slime Recipe
This recipe makes a good amount of fluffy slime that two kids can easily play with. As always please note that adult supervision is required.
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Fluffy Slime Ingredients
- 3 cups foamy shaving cream
- 1 cup Elmer’s PVA Glue
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- Food Color
- Slime activator – this can be Saline Solution (contact lens solution) or 1/2 a tsp of borax mixed in water. If using borax please note that you should NOT add all the borax mixture in. Just part of it. – Contact Solution/Saline.. Approximately 5 teaspoons.
There are many different variations of each slime. This is the version that we adapted to suit our own slime. Slime is a lot of trial and error. If one recipe doesn’t work, try another one.
This recipe worked wonderfully for us and the ingredients are fairly simple
Watch my kids make slime video above. They show you easy steps and an easy fluffy slime recipe that you can follow! Plus, if you have a child between the ages of 3-13 they can watch it too.
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Make fluffy slime
If you would prefer looking at a picture tutorial then you can scroll down below.
Add in your 1 cup of Elmer’s glue. Then add in a drop of food coloring. Mix
Add in 3 cups of shaving cream.
Slowly add in your contact lens solution 1 teaspoon at a time. Mix the shaving cream between each teaspoon of contact lens solution (or borax liquid)
Once your slime takes on a good texture, knead it with your hands. The more you play with it the more soft and the less sticky it will become. The kids were really excited to see how to make slime with shaving cream.
It was filled with many sensory feelings and although their hands smelled like shaving cream, they didn’t care. You could add essential oils to minimize the smell of the shaving cream.
I hope you enjoyed our how to make fluffy slime tutorial! The fluffy slime recipe can be adjusted according to your liking by adding more or less slime activator.
More Slime Recipe’s to try:
- Homemade play dough recipe
- Homemade finger paint recipe
- How to make slime with laundry dergent
- Halloween slime kit
- Homemade Flubber
- How to make floam