33 Unbelievably Cool DIY Slime Ideas
Love slime? We can’t get enough of it, and making slime is officially one of our favorite crafts ever. Super creative and fun to play with, there are so many options, I am not sure where I will even find time to make all of these awesome slime recipes. Perhaps homework can wait… Whether you are a slime making expert or just learning how to make slime, we have the perfect recipe for you. Follow the easy step by step tutorials to learn how to make all kinds of coolness. With or without borax, glue or glitter, we have all varieties of slime in this list of the best from Pinterest. Edible slime? We got it. Made with Starburst candy, I think I just found the best idea of the year. This list of slimes is perfect for bored teens and kids, these are sure to please all. Check out these fun and fabulously slimey DIYs in our newest list of different types of slimes you can make today.
1. DIY Rainbow Slime
This fun and easy slime idea is made with colored Elmer’s glitter glue. We found ours at Michael’s craft stores, but you can also order this on Amazon. You will want a few colors. You can make this DIY slime with borax water or substitute detergent, liquid starch or if you want to make DIY slime without borax or liquid starch, we recommend substituting contact lens solution to make the slime thick. We made ours in minutes. Definitely a must try when it comes to DIY slime recipes. Super stretchy and not too sticky, not hard to make at all. We made several batches of this homemade rainbow glitter slime, and all of them turned out perfectly colorful and exactly as expected.
2. Birthday Cake Confetti Slime
Oooh. So pretty! This has to be one of our favorite cool slime recipes. We love birthday cake anything, and this slime is not to be left out. What better way to make slime than with colorful sprinkles that look like cake? Quick and easy, we love this cool slime tutorial. This slime just has a few ingredients, and your teens, boys and girls should be able to make it without adult assistance.
3. Edible Slime From Starburst Candy
OK. One bite, and you are going to agree with us that this may be the best slime recipe ever created. Hint: tastes exactly like Starbursts, or maybe even better. A fun party craft idea, this one will leave you with little cleanup. Cool idea teens can make all by themselves.
4. Ocean Slime
Have your kids been driving you crazy with slime that is super gross and awful looking? Maybe it never turns out quite right? Try this lovely slime with sea creatures and glitter, instead. It is sure to please both you and the children. We picked up some cheap supplies at the dollar store, including the glitter and sea animals, and just love, love love this homemade slime tutorial.
5. Beauty And The Beast Slime
Another gorgeous slime idea, this Beauty and the Beast version is golden with red roses. Looks hard to make, right? Nope, it is easy. Check out the lovely step by step photos by one of our favorite new DIY bloggers, As The Bunny Hops. Fun for both adults, kids and teens, you are going to enjoy making this fun craft.
6. Galaxy Slime
Starry, starry night, all day long. Let your kids play with this mesmerizing slime whilte you take care of some Mom things. Or make some for yourself. It is that pretty. We think this cool DIY galaxy slime is one of the best WOW recipes around, sure to WOW all those who see it. Easy to make, with little mess, too. Did we mention cheap? See what you think…
7. Ultimate Fluffy Slime
I had no idea slime came in a “fluffy” version but boy am I glad it does. Regular slime is squishy and cool, but pretty slimey. Add shaving cream, and you get fluffy slime, which is exactly what it say, soft, squishy and fun to play with, never stringy. Check out the cool step by step instructions to make this awesome homemade slime. Of all the cool slime recipes we’ve seen, this one wins a top spot.
8. Minions Slime
Need cute DIY party favors for kids? We just found them. Especially if you or your kid loves Minions. Check out these adorable Minion slime bottles for that next special birthday celebration. Cute teen party idea, too.
9. Soda Pop Slime
Here is a DIY slime recipe without borax, a cool version of soda pop slime that is perfect for children to play with. We love to keep this around for after school entertainment and fun on those quick playtime breaks. Stretchy and colorful, this is a super cool homemade slime you will be glad you tried.
10. DIY Magnetic Slime
Test out the skills of your inner scientist on this one. I must admit even adults and older teens are going to think this one is cool. We can not look it it without wanting to play with this DIY magnetic slime. It pulls like a magnet, but slowly. There are so many amazing things you can do with this homemade slime, just wait… Check out the step by step tutorial and recipe to get your own awesome slimes like this today.
11. Cotton Candy Slime
The name says it all, DIY cotton candy slime. Fluffy and pink, colorful and fun, who can resist making this slime recipe? We say invite some friends over and make some right now.
12. Ocean Swirl Glitter Slime
Yes, this one is one of the most mesmerizing, lovely slimes you will ever put your hands on. Not too sticky or thick, perfectly stretchy and a site for all to see, this glittery slime looks, yes, just like the ocean, but with sparkles. Add some sharks and fish, and you will have fun watching them play in the waves as you stretch this slime all afternoon.
13. Mermaid Slime
Another pretty ocean themed slime recipe, this mermaid slime is super sparkly and glitter, fun for both boys and girls to play with. Complete with an awesome tutorial with pretty photos that show you exactly how to make slime that looks like this, you can make this fun craft idea in minutes.
14. Magical Monster Slime
Need a cute DIY birthday party favor or Halloween themed treat? Think spooky monster slime, which can be easily made in baby food jars or tiny mason jars. I made 40 treat bags for some kids last weekend, and all of them were most excited about these colorful monster slimes. Make slime, add eyeballs, and voila. Cute and easy fun for all.
15. Homemade Glitter Gak
What is the difference between gak and slime, or slime and putty, for that matter? Not sure we know, exactly, and not sure we care. All are cool to play with, and this glitter gak recipe is no exception. Mix and knead this one up for something cool to do this weekend.
16. Fluffy Sand Slime
Just when you thought you had seen all of the cool slimes you can make, you haven’t. Who would have thought to add sand to slime? Well, when you do, it is a strange and wonderful texture, with cool colors, too. Make some of this fluffy sand slime for sensory playtime fun.
17. Super Stretchy 3 Ingredient Saline Slime
Looking for a safe slime recipe and want to avoid using borax, find a recipe with no liquid starch or detergent? The ingredients in this slime are all ones you should already have on hand, and are super safe for your hands. We were worried this slime would not turn out right since it did not have borax, but we were super pleased with the results. Try making this super stretchy slime and see for yourself.
18. DIY Glitter Slime
We just love the look of clear slime, don’t you? Easy to mix and need for perfect results, this do it yourself glitter versjon is sure to please everyone. Little mess to clean up, too, definitely one of the best slime recipes.