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How to Create the Perfect Unicorn Slime

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Making homemade slime is super easy, really gooey, and makes the perfect activity for kids.  The best part about the easy slime recipe is that you can modify for just about anything.  Your kids don’t love unicorn slime

Ingredients Needed to Make Unicorn Slime

1 (6 ounces) bottle Elmer’s Glue in pink glitter 

About ¼ cup of warm water

½ teaspoon baking soda

1½ tablespoon contact lens solution (containing boric acid)

About 1 ½ tablespoon glitter (if desired)

Toys (if desired)


For this project, we used:

How to Make Slime: Unicorn Edition

How to make slime-unicorn edition

  1. Empty the glue into a large bowl. 
  2. Fill the empty glue bottle about ⅓ full with warm water (about ¼ cup) and seal with the lid. Shake well to combine the remaining glue with the water. Pour into bowl with glue and stir to combine.
  3. Add the baking soda to the glue and stir to mix thoroughly. 
  4. If you are adding sprinkles, stir the sprinkles into the glue mixture.
  5. Add contact lens solution to the glue mixture and stir well. (Note: regular glue will require less contact lens solution than glitter glue. Add the contact lens solution slowly, mixing between additions, and add only enough to bring the glue together into a softball.)
  6. Remove the slime from the bowl allowing any excess liquid to remain in the bowl.  The slime will be sticky. Begin to play with the slime, kneading it as you would bread dough, to bring the slime together. The slime is ready when no longer sticky.
  7. Best if stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator when not in use.

easy unicorn slime


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