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St. Patrick’s Day Slime – Crafts by Amanda


March is right around the corner so it’s the perfect time to break out the glue and glitter and make St. Patrick’s Day Slime, This bright green slime is a fun and easy craft for kids to make and play with, kids will love it!

boy spreading green slime

Why do we like this project?

While your little leprechauns are having a lot of sensory play fun making this DIY slime, it’s also a “golden” opportunity to teach them about the science and meaning behind St. Patrick’s Day. For this reason, this green glitter slime makes a great classroom, home school or party activity. We know you and your kids are going to totally love pretending this slime…let’s get started!

Connected:Our Black Glitter Slime is a fun project for Halloween! Make it in groups or as a single batch. We also have pumpkin slime that is bottled in cute little mason jars that make adorable party favors!

Green St. Patrick's Day Glitter Slime in Black Cauldron

What you will need to make green glitter slime

Supplies for St. Patrick's Day Slime

Find the full list of supplies and instructions in the printable version at the end of this post.

Useful project information

  • Age Level: 4 and up
  • Dirt Factor: High-Gloss and Food Color
  • Difficulty level: Easy
  • Completion Time: 5-10 minutes
  • Cost estimate: $1.00-$2.00 depending on the price of gold coins
green glitter slime with gold coins

crafting tips

  • For group settings, buy gum value pack To keep costs down.
  • It’s best to use bowls and mixing ingredients that you would throw away or save only for slime projects.
  • Check out the dollar store gold coins,
  • If you like, add small plastic shamrocks or rainbows!
  • for both Glow And food coloring, you can always start with a small amount and add more until you get the desired color and shine effect.

How to Make St. Patrick’s Day Slime

  1. Empty the entire bottle of clear glue into a bowl. A bottle of clear glue makes a generous helping of slime for play.
  2. Add one tablespoon baking soda to it.
  3. add a tablespoon of saline solution,
  4. Squeeze out 1-2 drops of green food colour. Trust us, a little goes a long way!For the slime, mix glue, baking soda, saline, and food coloring in a bowl.
  5. Mix your food coloring and add more to get your favorite shade of green.
  6. Add your favorite amount of glitter.
  7. Use your mixing spoon and give your St. Patrick’s Day slime a quick stir. At first, your green glitter slime will be very sticky and will stick to your hands if you touch it. It takes a few seconds to mix and form.
  8. During this process, if your slime is still sticky, you can sprinkle a small amount of saline solution until the slime becomes less sticky and starts to pull away from the sides of the bowl.
  9. Take the slime out of the bowl and start kneading it until it holds its shape. The more you knead it, the less sticky it will be!Adding Glitter to Slime Mixture

To add a little excitement to St. Paddy’s Day, add some gold coins for good luck!

Boy drawing St. Patrick's Day green glitter slime

We hope you have fun making this St. Patrick’s Day Slime. Check out more of our St. Pat’s Day crafts below!

More St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

But the green shiny slime is dragging

print project

St. Patrick’s Day Slime

Kids will love making this St. Patrick’s Day slime filled with glitter and coins! This is a golden opportunity to teach them the meaning of St. Patrick’s Day.

prep time5 minutes

crafting time5 minutes

total time10 minutes

age category: kids crafts

Project Type: St. Patrick’s Day

makes: 1 batch

supply

  • 4 ounce clear glue
  • 1 tablespoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon saline solution
  • 1-2 He goes away green food coloring Add more to get your desired shade of green
  • green glow
  • plastic gold coins

craft tools

  • measuring spoons

  • spoon

  • plastic bowl

Instruction

  • Empty your clear glue bottle into a bowl. A bottle of clear glue makes a generous helping of slime for play.

  • – Now add one tablespoon baking soda to it.

  • Add one tablespoon of saline solution.

  • Squeeze out 1-2 drops of green food colour. Trust us, a little goes a long way!

  • Mix your food coloring and add more to get your favorite shade of green.

  • Add your favorite amount of glitter.

  • Now it’s time to mix! Use your mixing spoon and give your St. Patrick’s Day slime a quick stir. At first, your green glitter slime will be very sticky and will stick to your hands if you touch it. It takes a few seconds to mix and form.

  • During this process, if your slime is still sticky, you can sprinkle a small amount of saline solution until the slime becomes less sticky and starts to pull away from the sides of the bowl. Take the slime out of the bowl and start kneading it until it holds its shape. The more you knead it, the less sticky it will be!

  • To add a little excitement to St. Paddy’s Day, add some gold coins for good luck!

Expert Tips and FAQs

  • For group settings, purchase value packs of glue to keep costs down (I’ve included a link above).
  • It’s best to use bowls and mixing ingredients that you would throw away or save only for slime projects.
  • Check the Dollar Store for Gold Coins!
  • If you like, add small plastic shamrocks or rainbows!
  • For both glitter and food coloring, you can always start with a small amount and add more until you get the desired color and glitter effect.

This post originally appeared here on February 14, 2020.

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