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St. Patrick’s Day Slime Coin Treasure Hunt Activity

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This St.Patrick’s Day, make this St. Patrick’s Day slime treasure hunt! Kids will love playing with the slime and finding the hidden coins.

If your kids love slime recipes (and what kid doesn’t right now?), they they will love this fun St. Patrick’s Day slime with a treasure hunt twist!

The coins are stuck in the slime and get buried in the slime. Then, as kids pull them out, they stretch and play with the slime.

Preschoolers and kindergarteners can even use this activity to practice counting!

This St.Patrick's Day, make this treasure hunt St. Patrick's Day slime! Kids will love playing with the slime and finding the hidden coins.

How to Make St. Patrick’s Day Slime

Read on to see how to make the very best St. Patrick’s Day slime recipe! And don’t forget to try our other St. Patrick’s Day Activities: rainbow bead slime, rainbow slime, and bouncy ball slime!

Related: Slime Recipes for Every Occasion, Holiday, and Season

St. Patrick’s Day Slime Recipe

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Slime is made when boron mixes with the polymer chains in the glue, creating strong, but flexible bonds between the molecules. There are so many fun tweaks you can make to a basic slime recipe, like my kid’s favorite, fluffy slime!

Since this slime does contain borax, if you have a sensitivity to it, you may want to try our baking soda slime instead.

Slime Making Tips for St. Patrick’s Day Slime

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If this is your first time making slime, you should follow along with our post on slime troubleshooting.  Luckily,liquid laundry starch slime made with clear glue is the easiest slime recipe.

If you don’t want to waste a lot of ingredients, try mixing up a small batch first to make sure you won’t have to tweak it before you make the larger version.

We always stock up on gallon sizes of glue and the large laundry starch just in case something goes wrong (but it almost always goes smoothly).

How to Make Coin Slime

Follow these directions and you’ll have the best St. Patrick’s day slime ever!

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What you’ll need to make the St. Patrick’s Day slime:

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  • Coins (we got ours at Amazon)
  • Clear glue
  • Laundry starch
  • Green food coloring
  • Measuring cup
  • Fork
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St. Patrick’s Day Slime: Treasure Hunt Slime

Kids will love making this treasure hunt St. Patrick’s Day slime!

This St.Patrick's Day, make this treasure hunt St. Patrick's Day slime! Kids will love playing with the slime and finding the hidden coins.

Kids will love making this treasure hunt St. Patrick’s Day slime!

First, she tried to sink the coins into the slime, then later, she stretched it out and removed the coins one by one.

This St.Patrick's Day, make this treasure hunt St. Patrick's Day slime! Kids will love playing with the slime and finding the hidden coins.

She enjoyed counting the coins as she pulled them out.

This St.Patrick's Day, make this treasure hunt St. Patrick's Day slime! Kids will love playing with the slime and finding the hidden coins.

This slime kept her occupied for an hour!

If your kids love slime recipes (and what kid doesn't right now?), they they will love this fun St. Patrick's Day slime with a treasure hunt twist!
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