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How to make Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads

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

Classic 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! Crunchy slime recipes are not made with borax powder but instead uses school glue.
 
Isn't it amazing that there are so many fun kinds of satisfying slimes? Slime for every holiday possible and in every possible color! Even scented slimes and cloud slime, gold slime and unicorn slime! Do you have a favorite kind of fluffy slime recipe?
 
Here are some of our favorite basic slime recipes:

Birthday Foam Balls Slime

Glow in the Dark Homemade Slime

Shaving Cream Fluffy Slime

Mermaid Slime

How to make Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads

Slime Supplies:

You can get many of these easy slime supplies on Amazon or Walmart.

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A glass with a blue bowl, with Slime and Foam

Homemade Slime Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, pour the entire 5 oz bottle of clear Elmers glue.
    A glass with a blue bowl, with Foam and Bead
  2. Add in ½ cup of water.
    Slime and Foam
  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.
    A bowl with Foam and Bead
  6. Pour in foam balls. You can always add more later!
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  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 storage container.
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How to make Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads

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Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads

Active Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost 20

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.

Notes

Store in an airtight container.

 

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