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Fluffy Slime Recipe

How to make fluffy slime with only 3 ingredients. It is super soft and stretchy! It only takes 5 minutes to make and will entertain for hours!

How to make fluffy slime

Indoor Kids Activity

Oh SLIME. Me and this stuff have a love hate/relationship. My kids love it though, so I’ve learned to accept it.

If you’ve ever wondered how to make fluffy slime, this recipe is seriously the best ever! We love it because it only takes 3 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to make. The kids love helping me make it and it entertains them for hours! It is so soft and squishy!

During our Spring break last week it was cold and rainy, so this was the perfect indoor activity for my kids to do. It  holds together more which is great! My kids like this fluffy slime better than my slime recipe and glitter slime because it can stretch further. The consistency is perfect.

How to make slime with 3 ingredients

Fluffy Slime Ingredients

For this slime you only need 3 simple ingredients (that you can probably find around your home). I love that this fluffy slime is made without borax. You can also add any color you’d like (or even mix them).

  • 1 (4-ounce) bottle Elmer’s white school glue
  • 2 Tablespoons contact saline solution (or liquid laundry detergent)
  • 1 – 2 cups shaving cream
  • Food coloring, optional
Fluffy slime ingredients

How To Make Fluffy Slime

To get started place the glue in a plastic bowl. If you’re adding food coloring, add it now. Once it is your desired color add the saline solution and mix until combined. Then stir in 1-2 cups of shaving cream. The more you add the thicker it will be. The less you add the slimier it will be. We usually end up adding about 1 1/2 cups. Stir until you can no longer stir and then kneed it with your hand. It will be sticky at first, but keep moving it with your hands until it is no longer sticky and is the right consistency.

We made our first batch of fluffy slime pink and then the next one purple. Then my daughter thought it would be fun to mix the two and I love how it turned out!

Fluffy slime recipe

To make this fluffy slime with more than one color, simply make another batch and then lay them right next to each other. Then stretch it out and twist it together so the colors swirl together. It will end up looking something like this.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial. Have fun and get creative with colors!

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toddler's hand grabbing pink and purple fluffy slime

Fluffly Slime Recipe

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How to make fluffy slime with only 3 ingredients. It is super soft and stretchy! It only takes 5 minutes to make and will entertain for hours!
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 1 batch

Equipment

  • Plastic bowl and spoon.
  • Place mat for enjoying slime.

Ingredients 

  • 4 ounce bottle Elmer’s white school glue
  • 2 Tablespoons contact saline solution (or liquid laundry detergent)
  • 1-2 cups shaving cream , use unscented for no smell

Optional: Food coloring

    Instructions

    • Place glue in a plastic bowl. If you're adding food coloring, you can add it now until desired color is reached. Add saline solution and mix until combined. 
      pouring glue into bowl
    • Stir in 1 cup of shaving cream. The more you add, the thicker it'll be. The less you add, the slimier it will be. Add more as needed. I usually end up adding about 1 1/2 cups. 
      shaving cream in bowl
    • Stir until you can no longer stir and then kneed with your hands. It will be sticky at first, but keep moving it with your hands until it is no longer sticky and desired consistency is reached. Wash hands if needed and then work on it again.
      mixing fluffy slime in bowl
    • Enjoy playing with the slime. Store in a covered container or zip top bag.

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    Notes

    Variation: To make fluffy slime with more than one color, simply make another batch and lay them right next to each other. Then stretch it out and twist it together so that the colors swirl together.
    Author: Jamielyn Nye

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