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This Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads craft will provide your kids with hours of colorful fun!!crunchy slime recipe

Slime is so much fun.  Even as an adult, I can spend hours playing with it.  It really is very relaxing.  I read once that slime videos are some of the most watched videos on Instagram because it is so relaxing to watch.  I thought that was pretty funny!

Isn’t it amazing that there are so many fun kinds of slime recipes?  Slime for every holiday possible and in every possible color!  Even scented slimes!  

Here are some of our favorite:

Birthday Foam Bead Slime

Glow in the Dark Slime

Shaving Cream Slime 

Mermaid Slime

How to make Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads

Ingredients:

  • 1 airtight container
  • 1 5 oz bottle of clear glue
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp contact solution
  • Foam Beads (There are so many different colors and sizes! We used a multi color small foam bead)
  • Clear fine glitter
  • Small bowl

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, pour the entire 5 oz bottle of clear glue.
  2. Add in ½ cup of water.
  3. Add in ½ tsp baking soda and stir.
  4. Next, add in glitter.  If you want a super clear slime, omit the glitter!
  5. Add 1 tbsp contact solution.  It will instantly begin to form.
  6. Pour in foam beads.  You can always add more later!
  7. It will be STICKY!  Don’t panic! Mix the solution in the bowl until it starts to form.
  8. Knead the slime until it is no longer sticky.  
  9. Continue to add the foam beads until you get a look that you are going for.  
  10. Store in an airtight container.crunchy slime foam beadfoam bead crunchy slime

How to make Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads

How to make Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads
Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads

Tools

  • Measuring cups
  • Mixing Bowl

Instructions

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, pour the entire 5 oz bottle of clear glue.  
  2. Add in ½ cup of water.
  3. Add in ½ tsp baking soda and stir.
  4. Next, add in glitter.  If you want a super clear slime, omit the glitter!
  5. Add 1 tbsp contact solution.  It will instantly begin to form.
  6. Pour in foam beads.  You can always add more later!  
  7. It will be STICKY!  Don’t panic! Mix the solution in the bowl until it starts to form.
  8. Knead the slime until it is no longer sticky.  
  9. Continue to add the foam beads until you get a look that you are going for.  
  10. Store in an airtight container.

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