1 x 100 ml beaker
1 x 250 ml beaker
2 glass stirring rods
100 ml measuring cylinder
1 g guar gum powder
1.5 g borax powder
1 plastic teaspoon of glycerol
Food colouring
1. Put the guar gum in a 250 ml beaker and add 80 ml of tap water, stir with rod
2. In another beaker, dissolve the borax in 30 mls of HOT tap water
3. Add the glycerol to the guar gum solution and keep stirring. While stirring add one or two drops of food colouring
4. Slowly add the borax solution to the guar gum solution, stirring it constantly. Stop adding when the slime reaches a desired consistency


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