Make Your Own Slime for Kids with Smelly Proof Bags

People all over the world are going crazy for homemade slime. It sounds disgusting, but it’s actually just a few staple household ingredients mixed together to create a fun, gooey substance that’s a lot of fun to play around with. You can squeeze it, toss it, and sculpt it into an awesome figure or a statue. Kids and parents alike are learning to appreciate the delicacies of slime because it’s so easy to make and it will keep you and your family entertained for hours on end. If you’re interested in making some slime of your own, take a look at the recipes below.

Types of Slime

There’s more than one kind of slime, just like there are many different ways to make it. Some of the most popular types of slime include:

·         Classic slime – available in any color

·         Magnetic slime – slime that reacts to magnetic fields

·         Glow-in-the-dark slime – pretty self-explanatory

·         Glitter slime – slime made with glitter

·         Edible slime – yup, it’s safe to eat

The list doesn’t stop there. You can do so many things with this fun-filled ooze. Just follow one of these recipes and you’ll be rolling in slime before you know it.

 

Slime Recipes

Classic Slime

To make classic slime, you’ll need to follow the instructions below:

1.       Pour 4 ounces of white glue into a bowl (regular glue that your kids would use a school will do just fine).

2.       Stir in ½ cup of water into the bowl.

3.       Add food coloring if you want slime that’s not white (most kids will prefer colored slime).

4.       In a separate bowl, pour in one cup of water and 1 teaspoon of borax powder.

5.       Mix together the glue mixture and the borax powder mixture.

6.       Now just play with the slime and let some of the excess water stay in the bowl. The slime will get firmer the more you play with it.

 

Glow-in-the-Dark Slime

Turn off the lights and learn how to make glow-in-the-dark slime.

1.       Follow the same instructions laid out above for making classic slime, but now add a 1/8 teaspoon of zinc sulfide powder or glow-in-the-dark paint to the mix.

2.       Once the slime is created and reasonably firm, you can shine a light on the mixture, so that it captures the light.

3.       Now turn off the lights and your light should glow in the dark!

 

Storing Your Slime

Slime is a fun activity for kids of all ages, but when your kids are done playing with the slime, they’re going to need a place to keep it safe. Otherwise it will get extremely dirty. Slime is made with glue, which makes it sticky. It will collect dirt, dust, hair and whatever else is lying around your home.

 

To keep your slime clean and out of the way, just pop it into a Smelly Proof bag. It keeps the air locked in, so your slime won’t dry out over time. Have leftover supplies or ingredients? Store those away in a bag too! When you want to play with the slime again, just open the bag and your slime will still feel like new.

Pick up some Smelly Proof bags today to get started!

Fun Things to Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer

Now that another school year is coming to an end, you might be wondering how you can keep your kids busy throughout the summer when you’re stuck at the office all day. When school isn’t in session, some parents find it difficult to create educational, rewarding experiences for their children. But there are lots of ways to keep your kids safe when they’re not in school. Start planning your kid’s summer vacation today!

Put Them in Charge of a Fun Art Project

Whether your kids are old enough to be home alone or they’re under the supervision of a babysitter, you can help your kids pass the time by giving them some fun art activities to complete. Ask them what art they want to do and you can find lots of inspiring ideas online. You don’t need to spend a lot of money on supplies and you can see what your kids have made when you get home from work. Whether they pick clay or paint, glitter, glue, crayons or pens, keep their art supplies in durable Smelly Proof bags which have lots of sizes for lots of stuff.

Send Them to the Local Park for a Picnic

Summer is the best time of the year to plan a picnic. It’s a great way to get your kids out of the house and away from the TV. If your kids are headed to the local park to enjoy a delicious meal in the sun, have them keep their food in Smelly Proof bags. That way they won’t have to worry about a rogue animal or a wave of insects trying to get at their food. The entire meal can be secured with FDA approved Smelly Proof, so your kids can eat in peace.

Sign Them Up for Summer Camp

If you really need to give your kids a structured activity throughout the day, you can always sign them up for summer camp. Talk to their school and see if they offer any summer classes or special groups that your child might want to join. Some of these programs can be relatively inexpensive. This can be a great opportunity for your kid to learn about the outdoors, a new sport, or more about one of their favorite activities. Pack away all of their things in Smelly Proof bags to keep them organized and always keep their foods in a Smelly Proof bag to keep foods fresh and the surroundings odor free.

Summer means spending more time outside. Keep the smell of food out of the air with Smelly Proof bags. Get ready for summer and order Smelly Proof bags today!

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