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Gummy Bear Slime

Austin has been asking everyday to make play dough again. You can find my post here for Edible Play dough. He loved making it and eating it. It was by far one of my favorite crafts that we have ever done and occupied him for a couple days. Anything that can keep his attention and help him be creative is worth my time! 

I was so excited about our play dough venture that I thought we would try some slime. I’ve seen the obsession with slime. It’s so fun and slippery and some how doesn’t stick to your fingers. If you haven’t seen slime Instagram videos you must, they are absolutely addicting.

I showed Austin a few different “recipes” I found and he immediately was drawn to the Gummy Bear recipe. Who wouldn’t be?! The original recipe that we tried was FAR too sticky and was meant for older kids. Austin got tangled in it and we ended up tossing it. So this is our altered version of Gummy Bear Slime! 

The slime is messy and gooey! Ours lasted maybe an hour and then it went in the trash. It’s a fun rainy day craft, but requires more hands on help than the marshmallow playdough. 

I don’t make these crafts for my kids to eat, but it is definitely a peace of mind knowing that if they do eat it they won’t get sick.

Do you have a favorite slime or play dough recipe? Let me know in the comments below! 

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15 Comments

  • Reply Marysa

    We made something similar with Starburst candies. The kids absolutely love this stuff, even if it goes in the trash 🙂 . Bonus – it did use up a bunch of Halloween candies!

    December 7, 2017 at 12:57 pm
  • Reply Mikayla

    That’s so cute and easy!!! Can’t wait for these days when my little one is a bit older!

    December 7, 2017 at 1:35 pm
  • Reply Ai

    What a fun project! I love hands on stuff like this that’s nontoxic. My little dude tries to eat everything.

    December 7, 2017 at 2:39 pm
  • Reply Elaine

    Interesting! Never thought of making ‘playdough’ out of gummies. My girls would definitely want to eat it.

    December 7, 2017 at 3:17 pm
  • Reply Nikki G

    This is so neat! I cannot wait to try this with H Somtime! 🤩

    December 8, 2017 at 6:14 am
  • Reply Shalyn

    This looks fun and cute!

    December 11, 2017 at 9:15 am
  • Reply Natoya

    Sweet post! 😉 This is really cool, I didn’t know you could make slime with gummy bears. Can’t wait to try this at home.

    December 11, 2017 at 9:16 am
  • Reply Brandi

    I love the gummy bear slime idea! My kids are obsessed with making slime. I’m going to show them this one like a crazy mama! Lol Thanks for sharing!

    December 11, 2017 at 1:42 pm
  • Reply jhilmil

    we love slime so much as a family, I have to make slime atleast once or twice a month to allow my son have sensory play and he just enjoys playing with slime.

    December 12, 2017 at 4:21 pm
  • Reply Anna

    Thank you for this idea. Our daughter would enjoy this one.

    December 14, 2017 at 10:05 pm
  • Reply umaima

    Slime Making is totally in and kids really enjoy doing this activity. Shall try this one with my son.

    December 15, 2017 at 12:05 am
    • Reply Rosie

      So in! Lol which is why we HAD To try it according to my son. Good luck 💕

      December 15, 2017 at 10:39 am
  • Reply Joscelyn Booker

    Sounds great! And your boy looks adorable, too.

    December 15, 2017 at 1:28 am
    • Reply Rosie

      Thank you 💗

      December 15, 2017 at 10:39 am
  • Reply Vidya

    just reviewed ‘the slime book’ on my blog too.. and slime was the best selling item at the recent craft fair we went to.. my girls were not too happy that i did not let them make slime for the fair.. there is already way too much at home 🙂 and edible slime – my dd loves

    December 15, 2017 at 10:45 am
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