DIY Snow Slime

Make the most of snowy days indoors with this cold-weather slime that's almost like the real thing.

Easy Snow Slime DIY
Loading Video...
Show: HGTV Happy

Related To:

An ooey-gooey, wintery wonderland is only a few ingredients away. Who doesn't love getting their hands on some slime, and what's better than the homemade. Cure the cold afternoon blues with this easy to create, easy to clean project that is certain to capture the attention of kids of all shapes and sizes.

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Materials Needed

  • white school glue (chilled)
  • spoon
  • bowl
  • liquid starch
  • foam balls
  • glitter

Slime Starter

To begin, empty two bottles of chilled white school glue into a bowl. Next, to give it some winter flair, add glitter. We chose silver, blue and white to reflect our favorite cold-weather hues, but any and all glitter colors are sure to make the slime pop. Once the glitter has been added, be sure to fully incorporate it into the chilled glue.

Thicken Slime

Adding small amounts at a time, mix 1/2 cup of chilled liquid starch into the slime mixture. Work the liquid starch into the glue thoroughly until the glue mixture begins to lose its tackiness. Using your hands, knead the slime until it has formed into a ball-like shape that can be easily manipulated.

Add Texture

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Once the slime has formed and is no longer sticky, add foam balls for texture. Not only do they act as a texture component, but they also look like tiny snowballs! Once all ingredients have been combined, slime away!

Photo by: Cassidy Garcia

Cassidy Garcia

Next Up

Keep the Kids Busy Indoors With Our Rainy Day Scavenger Hunt

Wash away those rainy day blues with our kid-friendly indoor scavenger hunt you can download and print at home for free.

Print Our Road Trip Scavenger Hunt for Your Next Family Car Ride

Keep the kids busy in the car with our road trip scavenger hunt that you can download and print before hitting the open road.

Explore the Great Outdoors With Our Nature Scavenger Hunt

Hit the trails this spring and summer with our fun, free outdoor scavenger hunt you can download and print at home. It's a great way to get the kids or the whole family outside and away from screens.

The Best Tools to Get Kids Hooked on Gardening

Foster an interest in being outside and outdoor gardening with these kid-sized tools.

Print Our Birthday Scavenger Hunt for Your Kid’s Next Bash

Bring joy to any birthday celebration with this interactive scavenger hunt that you can print, cut out and hide throughout your home.

The Best Backyard Swing Sets for Kids

Create a backyard made for entertaining your kids all year round with a ready-for-play swing set.

Print Our Free Christmas Scavenger Hunt for Some Family-Friendly Holiday Fun

Ho ho ho! Ring in the holiday season with our festive Christmas scavenger hunt you can download and print at home for free. ‘Tis the season for family fun!

How to Clean a Child's Car Seat

Nix the dirt and left-behind crumbs from your kid's in-car snack break. Keep your family's car seats and booster seats clean with these easy routines for spot-cleaning and tackling stains.

STEM Gift Ideas for Building Kids' Ingenuity and Creativity

Spark curiosity and inventiveness this holiday season with these mind-boosting gifts for kids.

What's New in Handmade


Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.