One of our favorite sensory materials is Fluffy Slime. When I originally made Fluffy Slime it was not planned. I had tried and tried to make the original slime recipe with liquid starch and school glue and it was just not working out for me! I’m so glad I found this solution and the kids just love it! I just had to make them some Christmas Fluffy Slime for the holidays!
- Craft Sticks
- Mini Christmas Ornaments
- Large Bin
How to Make Christmas Fluffy Slime
This recipe is very forgiving. First I put a hand full of shaving cream into three different bowl, about 1/2 cup each. I then dropped green and red food coloring on top of the shaving cream. One bowl I left without food coloring so it would be white slime. Next I poured 1/4 of a cup of liquid starch into the bowl. Lastly I squeezed about 2-3 Tbsp. of school glue on top and mixed it all around with a spoon. Like I said, the recipe is very forgiving so you could most definitely “eye ball it”. There will be fluffy residue around the edges of the bowl. Just use the part that is incorporated and slimy.
I set their sensory bin up with the tree containers of slime, a bowl with craft sticks, another bowl with mini Christmas ornaments and also glitter.
Playing with Christmas Fluffy Slime
Baby Bear (2 y.o.) and Little Buddy (2 y.o) were so excite to get started.
Baby Bear loved poking at the slime and trying to pick it up with the craft sticks. It was surprisingly hard to get the slimy goo to stick onto the stick. When she was able to do it the slime stretched, and it was very amusing to both Baby Bear and Little Buddy.
Their absolute favorite part of playing with the Christmas Fluffy Slime was that I allowed them to sprinkle glitter all over the slime. Glitter freaks me out just a little bit because it can get so messy so fast, and can stick around for months. Thankfully it was a nice day outside, which allowed us to make our mess outdoors instead of in the house.
Little Buddy had fun placing the Christmas ornaments inside of the slime and then taking them out again. Great for working on his fine motor skills!
Eventually they started to mix the three colors together. Now it was getting fun!
Finally towards the end Little Buddy was brave enough to touch the slime with his hands. Such a difference from from the last time we played with Fluffy Slime!
Doesn’t it look like ooey gooey sensory fun?
They loved watching it hang from sticks and ooze down from my hand.
Don’t be afraid to get a little messy! Plan on having your kids take a bath after this activity because it can get messy fast!
Also, Fluffy Slime is in no way edible! Please keep an eye on your children while they play with this material. If you know your child will put it into their mouth then this activity is not appropriate for your child yet. You know your child best!
Christmas Fluffy Slime is part of the Winter Wonder Series. Make sure to check out other articles in the series including Hot Cocoa Cloud Dough, Candy Cane Goo-Bleck, Snow Play Dough from Ivory Soap, and Christmas Sensory Bin.
If you liked reading about Christmas Fluffy Slime you should check out our other sensory play activities!
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