How to make easy clear slime recipe

It’s tons of fun khổng lồ make slime, và making clear slime can be even more fun! Making clear slime can be a bit tricky, because activators like tương tác lens solution and liquid laundry starch can muddy the slime và make it less transparent. But this easy recipe for clear slime will teach you how khổng lồ make clear slime without liên hệ solution in under 10 minutes! This clear slime recipe is part of our slime recipes without liên hệ solution series.


Another issue with liên hệ solution slime recipes is that they can cause problems with the activation part of the slime, which defeats the entire point of slime & leads khổng lồ disappointment & a whole lot of mess.

And you don’t want lớn take that chance if, lượt thích me, you’ve ever spent nearly an hour scrubbing slime out of a sofa.

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P.S. Don’t be alarmed if that happens to lớn you. Slime can be scraped straight out of cloth with some warm water, soap, và a scraping tool (I used the back side of a butter knife).

Easy Clear Slime Recipe with Borax Powder

Follow along with this easy recipe and learn how to make clear slime with just 3 ingredients!

What Can You Use Instead of contact Solution for Slime?

You can replace tương tác lens solution with one of three slime activators. The following slime activators are among our favorites:


Each of these activators produces a slime with a distinct texture. The thickest slime is made with borax powder, which also reduces slime stickiness and mess.

Liquid laundry starch makes slime that is always consistent and has the texture of classic slime or gak.

Elmer’s slime activator is a phối of borax slime and liquid laundry starch slime that works nicely with any khung of glue.

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Slime Shopping list to Make Clear Slime

Here is what you’ll want to have on hand before attempting lớn make this creative clear slime recipe!

You can find these slime ingredients at any local store, but for me, it’s often easiest khổng lồ purchase my slime supplies in bulk and have them delivered lớn my house.

How lớn Make Homemade Activator without contact Solution

Slime activators are the “gel” responsible for slime’s elastic texture. It gives the slime more elasticity và makes it less sticky. Tương tác solution is one of the most popular slime activators, however there are other options if you don’t want to use it. Here’s how to make some of our favorite slime-activating alternatives:


Borax powder: add one teaspoon of powder khổng lồ 1 cup of warm water & stir. Liquid laundry starch: Use exactly like contact solution in your slime recipes.Liquid soap: Liquid soap must be frozen before it turns into a slime activator.Cornstarch: mix enough cornstarch into the glue to lớn absorb the cornstarch và make a slime texture.Baking soda: địa chỉ cửa hàng baking soda in a ratio of 1 khổng lồ 1. If the slime is still too sticky, add more baking soda. Epsom Salt: địa chỉ cửa hàng one teaspoon of Epsom salt to lớn 1 cup of warm water và stir.

Don’t Want to Hunt Down Ingredients? Try These Slime Kits!

Of course, you can also purchase ready-made slime-making kits that eliminate the need to lớn hunt down supplies from anywhere! All of the supplies for slime show up right on your doorstep!

Learn How to lớn Make Clear Slime without liên hệ Solution!

Follow along with our recipe lớn make clear slime below, but first, get our best tips & tricks for making perfectly transparent slime!


Remember, the longer your slime rests, the clearer it will be! và make sure your hands are dirt & dye-free to keep the slime as transparent as possible!

The secret to making clear slime is khổng lồ keep as much air out of the slime as possible. Sometimes letting the slime rest for a few minutes or up khổng lồ one day will make your clear slime even more transparent!

But of course, that eliminates some of the fun of customizing your own slime lượt thích you can with this clear slime recipe. It’s fun to play with different additives in slime & you won’ t find that in a slime kit!


More Slime Recipes without contact Solution

Here are some of our favorite creative slime recipes that my kids love to make over và over.

I prepared a science lesson for slime time khổng lồ make it more informative và scientific, which you can download for không tính tiền by clicking the liên kết below!

Here’s how to make my fave clear slime recipe in a tutorial! P.S. It’s also available khổng lồ print.

How to Make Glow in the Dark Slime (without liên hệ lens solution!)

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Difficulty: easy
Estimated Cost: $10

You don"t need any dye at all khổng lồ make crystal clear slime! This clear slime recipe is a favorite with my kids & they have made it dozens of times! If you follow along with our easy slime recipe, then you will learn how to lớn make clear slime without liên hệ solution in less than 10 minutes!



Clear Elmer"s glueLiquid laundry starchGlow in the dark paint


Mixing bowlsMeasuring cupsMetal forkPlastic jars (for storing your slime)


In a mixing bowl, địa chỉ 1 cup of clear glue.Add 1/4 of a cup of glow in the dark paint. Measure one cup of laundry starch.While stirring with a metal fork, gradually pour in half of the starch.Stir until fully mixed. If the slime is still sticky, showroom the rest of the starch and stir. The slime should khung into a solid ball in the middle of the container.Pull it out and knead it gently to lớn completely activate the slime. Let the slime sit in the sun for a few hours to strengthen its glow.Take the slime into a dark room & play!


If your slime is stringy or too sticky, let it rest for 5 minutes. This gives the slime activator time to lớn fully develop & will resolve most slime issues. You can rinse off any excess water that remains after the slime rests.

Kids should wear clothes you don"t mind them messing up when playing with slime in the dark.

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