Slime lovers know that there are 100s of ways to make slime! So sometimes, finding out what to use can be a challenge! Luckily, we’ve got a list of what you need when you want to know how to make slime. But I get messages all the time from readers who can’t get their slime recipes quite right. And the problem usually is in what they are using to make slime! So what do you need to make slime?
Find out below!
What Do You Need to Make Sime?
There are tons of slime recipes, and so many ways to make it! Here is a list of supplies that we use in our favorite slime recipes!
What Supplies Do I Need to Make Slime?
You can’t make slime without the proper tools and supplies! Before making any slime, grab these helpful tools.
- Measuring cups and spoons
- Mixing bowls
- Metal fork (my favorite way to mix up slime!)
- Storage jars
What Ingredients Do I Need to Make Slime?
If I know my kids are going to want to make slime on a weekend, I always try to stock these basic slime supplies:
- Laundry starch
- Elmer’s glue
- Soap coloring
- Borax powder
- Shaving cream
- Contact lens solution with boric acid (your slime will not work without boric acid)
Shop everything you need to make the recipes for slime on this list here!
Fun Slime Recipes to Try
Try these fun slime recipes once you stock up on slime-making ingredients!
What You Need to Make Slime- Recipe by Recipe
Each slime requires special ingredients to make it properly.
What do you need to make slime? Find out what you need to make all of our favorite slime recipes! Then you can click on the recipe link so you can make that type of slime. And find our full list of slime recipes here!
Soap slime is easy to make! You’ll need:
Here is how to make slime with glue and soap.
We love to make fluffy slime. Here’s what you need to make it:
The best fluffy slime recipe is super easy to make!
Epsom Salt Slime
If you want to make Epsom salt slime, this is what you need:
Learn how to make slime with salt here!
Borax slime is a classic! Here’s what you need to make it:
Find our favorite borax slime recipe here.
Lotion slime is soft and stretchy and a favorite with kids.
- Baking soda
- Contact solution
- White glue
- Foaming hand wash
- Shaving cream
- Vaseline lotion
- Soap dye
Here is a recipe for how to make lotion slime that you’ll love making over and over!
Jelly slime is cool to the touch and has a fun texture!
Find our favorite jelly slime recipe. here!
Laundry Starch Slime
We often used laundry starch in our slime. Here’s what you’ll need:
Don’t forget to check out the full recipe for how to make slime with liquid starch here.
Baking Soda Slime
Baking soda slime is easy to make. All it takes is baking soda and glue! Here’s what you need:
Learn How to Make Slime with Baking Soda!
Xanthan Gum Slime
If you want to make xanthan gum, this is what you need:
Xanthan gum slime comes out more like goo than traditional slime, but it’s a lot of fun to play with!
When you make cornstarch slime, you just need 3 ingredients!
Learn how to make eco-friendly slime here!
Contact Solution Slime
Making slime with contact solution is a lot of fun! Here’s what you need:
Here is how to make fluffy slime with contact solution.
What is your favorite slime recipe?