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DIY Valentine’s Day Crunchy Slime + FREE Printable Labels

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DIY Valentine's day slime

Need a fun Valentine’s Day activity to do with the kiddos? 💓

How about making some awesome Crunchy Slime!!? Adding colorful fishbowl beads to your slime adds a neat texture that’s super addicting to play with and also EASY to make. Oh and not to mention the crunchy sound it makes when squished…😍

DIY slime You can add them to your favorite slime recipe, or try using this simple recipe I’m sharing today using contact solution.

Tip: In previous posts, we have shared DIY Slime using Borax, and also DIY Fluffy Slime using shaving cream, in case you’d like to try those methods.


easy slime recipe

DIY Crunchy Slime

Ingredients:
Directions:

making slime

1.) Add glue to the bowl.


how to make slime

2.) Stir in baking soda, and then stir in water.


easy slime recipe

3.) Stir in contact solution. This is the activator, so you should notice it start to get firm right away.


valentine's day slime

4.) Add in fishbowl beads, food coloring and/or glitter. We added red beads, glitter, and food coloring to this batch for a fun Valentine’s Day theme!


valentine's day slime diy

5.) Keep kneading and kneading with your hands until slime forms! If it’s super sticky, you can add more contact solution as needed.


Valentine's Day Slime

6.) Eventually you’ll get this wonderfully addictive crunchy slime to play with!


Valentine's Day free printables

Need a creative DIY classroom Valentine’s Day idea? ❤

How about making little individually packaged slime to share with friends? My daughter and I made a few batches of this Crunchy Slime and packaged it in these small plastic containers from Amazon.com.

Grab the FREE printable labels I’ve designed and just tape them on the lid for a really fun and easy Valentine’s Day idea!

free valentine's day printables

These are so darn cute!

In case you’re wondering, one batch of this slime will fill about seven of these small containers. My daughter can’t wait to give out her slime! Such a fun little project. Enjoy!


Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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Comments 22

  1. B

    Question…… Where’d you get those stickers and small containers? I know my daughter would love to hand these to her classmates on Valentine’s Day.

    • Skatemomto2

      We have used the small condiment containers from Dollar Tree before. Looks like you just have to click and print the labels!!

    • Lina D

      I linked the containers from amazon in the post, under the second to last photo. Hope that helps 👍

    • Lina D

      Oh and the labels -I just printed the free printable linked in this post and cut them out, taped to lid.

  2. smgpw

    They have those little containers at Dollar Tree!

    • smgpw

      12 in a pack

      • Lina D

        Great idea!

  3. julia

    I ordered the containers at amazon, and i had stickers made on vistaprint.

    • Lina D

      Oh that’s a fun idea!

  4. Emily

    I ready “Crunchy Slime” and actually had thought you put cereal in it! Glad to know that wasn’t the case! Lol!
    This is a really cute project!

    • Lina D

      Thanks Emily!!

  5. Jennlk84

    My daughter has been asking to make slime. We’ll have to give this recipe a try!

    • Lina D

      Awesome! Have fun!

  6. Sandy

    How fun! Gonna try this out thanks for sharing!

    • Lina D

      Enjoy! You’re so welcome 👍

  7. Cori

    Please keep in mind that some people can be allergic to baking soda.

  8. Jennine

    Yay, Was just at the dollar tree today! two packs of containers for $2! Our dollar tree is right next to our grocery store making it an easy stop 😉

  9. Jen D

    Just don’t buy the glue from the dollar store whatever you do. I’ve tried it and it does NOT work like elmers! It was very stinky and lumpy and gross. I’m 27 and love making slime. I play with it at my desk at work 🙂

    • Holly (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Thanks for the feedback on the Dollar store glue, Jen!

  10. Karina

    My daughter is addicted to making slime to her and her friends using borax powder, after some time she starts getting dizzy and nauseous from handling borax, it has some bad warnings ⚠️ online, 3 degree burns to skin , can cause seizures or interfere with fertility etc……, so I had to stop her from making it . Not sure if borax in this solution or laundry detergent will be safer ? Don’t know what to do ? Anyone with advice??? I don’t want to stop her from enjoying something she loves.

  11. Sharon Snyder

    Are these the same as seen in the Dollar Tree floral aisle? The can be used instead of water in a vase. What other names could this item be named, if not bought from Amazon.
    Thank you

    • Lina D (Hip2Save Sidekick)

      Maybe, if they are really small beads or pebbles! I’m not sure but let us know! Thanks Sharon!

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