How to Make Flubber or Slime!

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Flubber is a soft, rubbery, glob of mess that has no earthly use whatsoever! But it will provide children of all ages with loads of fun!

    Empty a 4 oz bottle of Elmer's Glue-All into a bowl. Fill the empty glue bottle with warm water and shake. Then pour it in the bowl of glue. Add 10 drops of green (can be any color!) food coloring and with a wooden spoon stir well.

    In another bowl, Mix 1 teaspoon of 10 Mule Team Borax with 1 cup of warm water. Stir with a wooden spoon until the powder dissolves!

    Slowly pour the colored glue into the bowl with the borax solution, stirring with a wooden spoon the whole time.

    Remove the thick glob that forms, and knead the glob with you hands until it feels smooth and dry. I wear rubber gloves, but that makes it harder to feel if it is dry.
    Discard the water left in the bowl.


    • Store Flubber in a Ziploc bag or airtight container! To make slime thicker, increase the amount of borax! To make slime oozier, decrease borax!


    • Do not eat this mixture! Do not get Flubber in your eyes! The food coloring may dye your hands green!

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