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25 Fun Things to Do with Slime (besides squishing it)

Sometimes you make slime, and then you’re just left there going, “well, now what?” What can I do with slime? you’ve ever wondered if there are fun things to do with slime, then you’re in the right place! Try these ideas out with any of our slime recipes.

Before you know it, you’ll be thinking up your own inventive things to do with slime, like maybe making stained glass from slime or creating an entire solar system out of slime!

Fun things to do with slime! Over 50 ideas for what to do with slime. Sensory slime is fun, but there are more creative ways to use slime!

Before we get to how to use slime in creative ways, first you’ll want to make sure you have the right supplies on hand to turn boring slime into fun that never stops!

What to Do with Slime

What can you do with slime? While there are tons of slime recipes out there, there is more you can do with slime than just stretch it or let it ooze. And a lot of what you can do with slime depends on your slime add-ins and slime accessories! And of course, learn how to make slime!

What to add to slime

Here are some fun things you can add to slime to make it more exciting no matter what recipe you use!

And you always want to keep a bottle of slime reactivator on hand so your slime doesn’t get too sticky over time!

There are So Many Ways to Use Slime!

Making slime is just the start of the fun. Read all the ideas below about what to do with your slime once it is made. It’s so much fun to use slime for more than just as a sensory tool.

slime stem activity

Educational Slime Projects

Slime can be used in the classroom and at home to learn a bit more about the science of slime and the world around us!

You may not know it, but there are a lot of cool things to do with slime! Here are some of our favorite uses for slime.

Going to a science fair and want to do a slime-themed experiment? Here are some slime STEM fair projects to try at the next science or STEM fair!

And here are even more slime science projects to try to transform slime playtime into a science lesson!

If you love space, planets, and the solar system, make this solar system slime recipe and transform your slime into the actual solar system!

Get to the heart of slime science with this mini slime lab lesson plan.

Satisfying Things to Do with Slime

Slime can be so satisfying! Here are some really satisfying things you can do with slime.

Transform your slime into a working volcano when you make this erupting volcano slime recipe.

Check out how to make how to make clay cracking balls in the tutorial below!

Add some iron powder to your slime and turn it into magnetic slime.

Fun Things to Do with Slime

There is so much fun to be had with slime! Here are some of our favorite fun things to do with slime.

You can also make slime the theme of a summer camp (or as a fun thing to do any time of year). Get the details on how to make a slime summer camp here!

Transform slime into science learning with this slime science bundle.

The Best Materials for Making Slime

Here is what you need to make every basic slime recipe on STEAMsational!

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Elmer’s White Glue

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Elmer’s Clear Glue

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Liquid Laundry Starch

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Borax Powder

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Slime Activator

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Soft Clay

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Biodegradable Glitter

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Measuring Cups and Spoons

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Craft Aprons

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Instant Snow

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Scentless Lotion

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Mixing Bowls

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Sharpie Markers

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Slime Containers

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Removable Labels

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Stirring Spoons

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Soap Dye

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Cool Things to Do with Slime

You may not know it, but there are a lot of cool things to do with slime as well! Here are some of our favorite activities.

Learn how to make bubbles with slime here!

Get out the light table and play with the colors and shadows that your slime makes.

Break out the chalk markers and use your slime as a chalkboard.

slime stem activity

Things to Make with Slime

Turn your slime into something a little more permanent with these ideas!

Transform your slime into a bouncy ball! Learn how to make a homemade bouncy ball from slime here.

Dry out your slime and make these pretty slime suncatchers!

Make this ocean slime recipe and turn it into a mock aquarium that you can display anywhere!

Share this project with a friend!

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