Borax Slime Recipe

This recipe is similar to the glue slime recipe, but with the use of white glue. This is also a very simple recipe, but with great results. Learning how to make slime has never been easier!

Borax Slime Recipe


1 tbsp of White Glue (Elmer’s)
1 tbsp of Borax Powder
Food coloring
2 tbsp of water
3 tbsp of water


Borax and some Elemer’s white glue will get this slime recipe rocking.

  1. Fill a small cup with 2 tbsp of water.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of Borax powder and stir. Set aside.
  3. Place 1 tbsp of glue in another bowl.
  4. Add 3 tbsp of water to the glue.
  5. Stir until mixed.
  6. Add food coloring.
  7. Add 1 tbsp of the Borax solution to the glue.
  8. Stir and watch it become slime, then have fun!

Simple, cheap and great fun for the whole family. It’s cool to craft your own things you can play with. I never get tired of it.

If you want it to keep longer, store in airtight container.

Extended directions for Borax Slime Recipe

Was something unclear with our short explanation? Well, here’s some images for you, which should make it impossible to fail.

Step 1:

First of we need some ingredients. We got the borax already mixed with water, white glue, food coloring and 3 tbsp of water.

Borax Slime Recipe Step 1

Step 2:

Mix the white glue with 3 tbsp of water. Stir well.

Borax Slime Recipe Step 2

Step 3:

Add some food coloring, for extra fun. Quite a bit of food coloring is needed since the white glue absorbs some of the color.

Borax Slime Recipe Step 3

Step 4:

This is the critical step. stir the water borax solution well and then add 1 tbsp of the solution to the glue mixture. Instantly start kneading the mixture. If texture is as wanted, the slime is finished, otherwise add some more borax, but be careful not to add too much of it.

The finished slime might look something like below.

Borax Slime Recipe Step 4

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