Have you made slime before? This neon slime recipe is the perfect slime to try when the temperatures heat up! If you want to learn how to make neon slime without borax then you will love this!
With summer just around the corner, kids love playing and learning with all things bright and colorful! As soon as temperatures start to rise at your house, try making this fun neon slime recipe! It’s the perfect way to bring a bit of science and hands on learning into your house during the summer, and kids will have a blast playing with this epicly bright slime. The biggest advantage to this neon slime is that it’s made with paint, rather than food coloring. This means that there is less dye on your kids hands, and more happiness in your heart! My elementary kids can make the slime entirely on their own (with some supervision from mom, of course). It’s definitely better than them watching YouTube videos all day when it’s too hot to go out! Check out all of our slime recipes here.
NEON SLIME RECIPE
Making slime is a favorite in our home. We are also always looking for ways to make slime clean up easier. By using plastic cups and sticks to mix you can literally make this slime and throw away all of those mixing cups! All that would be left to clean is just putting the glue and laundry detergent away.
Learn how to make neon slime with glue, paint, and laundry starch below:
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- Elmer’s clear glue– we actually normally buy the big bottle because the kids love making slime so much!
- Liquid laundry starch
- Measuring cup
- Small bowl
- Neon acrylic paint
- Blue metallic acrylic paint (it makes a pretty contrast with the neon slime!)
How to make neon slime:
Place two bowls on the table.
Add one cup of glue and 1/4 of a cup of water to each bowl.
Add a squeeze of paint to each bowl and stir. We did neon yellow and metallic blue paint, but there are tons of fun neon colors to try. Make a neon rainbow and the kids will love it!
Fill your measuring cup 3/4 of the way full of starch. Carefully pour the starch into the paint mixture while you stir.
It’s easy to add too much starch to fluffy slime, so stop adding starch as soon as the slime “gels.”
PLAYING WITH NEON SLIME:
Once the slime is stretchy and no longer sticky, it’s ready!
Play with each color separately, or combine the colors to make a vibrant, colorful neon slime that slowly turns to a brilliant Nickelodeon slime green.
This version of neon slime doesn’t glow in the dark, but we also have a recipe for glow in the dark slime.
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