This stretchy superhero slime is great for inspiring imagination. It can be used for sensory play or made as a party favour for a superhero themed birthday. One of our daughters is a huge fan of all things superhero. She loves the Marvel and DC movies and comics. She is inspired by the thought of superpowers. We even had a DC themed birthday party for her last year.
So I guess it comes as no surprise that I’m talking about how to make superhero slime.
Superhero Slime Recipe:
- 6 oz. bottle Elmer’s Blue coloured Glue
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup warm water, as needed
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup liquid starch, as needed
- Superhero confetti
- Pour the blue glue into a medium-sized bowl.
- Use a fork to stir in 1/4 cup of warm water.
- Add 3 Tablespoons of liquid starch and stir well for 2 minutes.
- Test the slime. Add more water if too stiff, more liquid starch if it’s too sticky.
- Continue stirring until the slime forms into a ball, then knead for 2 minutes, adding more water or liquid starch as needed.
- Once the slime is stretchy and no longer sticky, knead in the superhero themed confetti.
As kids play with their slime, they engage their visual, tactile, and proprioceptive sensory systems. Getting enough sensory input is important not only for brain development, but for emotional regulation.
Slime can be stored in a resealable bag or airtight container when not being used.
As with any sensory play, adult supervision should be used both while making the slime and while interacting with it afterwards. Hands should be washed thoroughly after playing with this or any other slime.
Ideas for using this slime as a party favour:
- Gift this in a sealed sandwich bag decorated with superhero stickers.
- Or use special slime gift containers and attach a mini superhero figure to the top of the lid with a hot glue gun.
- Set up a station to have the kids participate in making the slime at the party. This is best if the party is for older kids or teens.
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