Right before the kids arrive (not the day before or it
will dry out), measure 2 ounces of glue into each cup, 1
cup per child.
Pour baking soda into bowls for each table.
Class Time Directions
Remind the kids that they may hear that slime +
time = man. In other words, that we evolved. But we
did not start as slime. Jesus, the Creator, made us in
his image (Genesis 1:26–27), and we are fearfully and
wonderfully made (Psalm 139:14).
Have each student write his name on a zippered
baggie with a permanent marker.
Add two or three drops of food coloring to your cup
of glue. Then mix it with a spoon.
Add 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda and mix it well.
Slowly stir in 1 1/2 teaspoon of saline solution. Stir until it
If still too slimy, add just a tiny bit more saline solution.
If you add too much, the slime will lose some of
Remove your slime from the cup and knead it with
your fingers. Then place it in the zippered baggie to
This is always a huge, huge hit with kids! They love
Clear school glue works well, too, and gives the slime
a translucent appearance.
Saline solution can be found at drug stores and discount
stores in the eye care products section.
Avoid foam cups. Slime will stick to the sides and
bottom, making it more difficult to remove.