halloween slime

Check out our twist, squish and oozing take on a classic S.T.E.A.M. experiment with glow-in-the-dark slime!

Check out our twist, squish and oozing take on a classic S.T.E.A.M. experiment with glow-in-the-dark slime!

Calling all mad scientists: We’re adding plastic creepy-crawlies with glowing goo to create the most spectacular oozing concoction yet — glow-in-the-dark slime! See how household petroleum products can create the spookiest slime ever, right in your kitchen.

Glow-In-The-Dark Slime

Here’s What You Need:

  • 1 cup of white school glue
  • cup of borax
  • 2 cups of water
  • Glow-in-the-dark face paint
  • Lotion
  • Shaving cream
  • Plastic spiders


Here’s What You Do:

  • Pour . cup borax into the water and mix to create a borax solution. Stir until it’s completely dissolved
  • Pour the glue into a mixing bowl
  • Add about . cup of shaving cream into the bowl of glue
  • Pump six pumps of lotion into the glue
  • Add the glow in the dark paint (Valero green makes a great choice!)
  • Next, stir the glue mix, occasionally adding the borax solution as needed, until you start to get a slimy mix that can be manipulated in your hands
  • To smooth out your slime, stretch, pull, twist and fold it together outside of the bowl
  • Once you’ve got your desired consistency, add in the plastic spiders
  • Turn out the lights, and see your slime come alive in the dark