Museum of Science and Industry

Make Slime

Step 1 of 6: Materials

Here's the Materials You'll Need:

Borax (available in the laundry detergent aisle)
Non-toxic white school glue
Food coloring (optional)
Measuring spoons
Small container with lid
Plastic cup

Safety note: Borax is an irritant and should be kept out reach of children and pets. While safe in diluted solutions, borax can be harmful if ingested.

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
More Information

Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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