How to make Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads

Crunchy Slime with Foam Beads
Course Crafts
Author Melissa Au


  • [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


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