Elmer’s Easter slime

To celebrate Spotlight National Craft Month, the celebration of Kiwis crafting together, we bring you Easter slime!

Throughout March each year, Spotlight encourages knitters, crochet groups, DIY diehards and crafty kids to share their love of crafting with in-store events and activities for the whole family taking place throughout stores nationwide. To find out what’s on, visit the Spotlight website here or get crafty at home with this awesome Easter slime project!

Elmer's easter slime

Level: easy

What you'll need

1/2 tablespoon of baking soda
1tablespoon of contact lens solution
4 fl oz 'Elmer' White School Glue x 3
Food colouring Yellow, Pink and Blue
Foam Beads


Step 1

Pour the 3 bottles of a 4oz Elmers School Glue into 3 bowls.

Step 2

Add 1/4 tablespoon of baking soda into each bowl and mix thoroughly.

Step 3

After mixing, add your food colouring to each bowl until you get the colour you want.

Step 4

Add 1 tablespoon of contact lens solution.

Step 5

Mix until mixtures get harder to mix and slime begins to form.

Step 6

Take the slime out and begin kneading with both of your hands. Repeat for each colour. If needed, add 1/4 tablespoon contact lens solution to make the slime less sticky.

Step 7

To combine hold each slime up high and let it stretch out. Once all 3 are long enough, intertwine each one to create a mixed rainbow slime!

Step 8

Add in foam beads and mix through with your hands.

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