People, you know how much I love hands-on, engaging, science experiments with my ‘staches. Ya’ll also know how much I love making messes and you know I love glitter….so this Mad Science Experiment is beyond epic for my ‘staches!
You will need:
Stay-Flo Liquid Starch (laundry detergent aisle at Wal-Mart)
Glue (clear glue works better but I couldn’t find any)
watercolors (We actually have glitter watercolors so we used those! Yeah, big surprise we have glitter watercolors, right?!)
Step 1: pour 1 entire bottle of glue into a bowl!
Step 2: add some drops of watercolor (and glitter)
Step 3: mix completely. Add watercolor until you reach the desired color.
Step4: SLOWLY add the starch. Don’t add all the starch at once. Continue slowly adding starch until your slime is the consistency you want.
Then, GET MESSY!
AND yes people, I broke out the Mad Scientist costume!
This class is so much fun that I’m stepping up my game with costumes!
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Science Friday: Galaxy Slime! was last modified: August 26th, 2020 by Greg Smedley-Warren
Howdy, I am Mr. Greg. I have been teaching for 11 years. I spent a year teaching fifth grade, two years in second grade and am now in my 9th year in Kindergarten. Kindergarten is my passion and my calling but honestly, that wasn’t how it started. Read the whole story >