How to Make Stress-Relieving Glitter Slime

Ditch the stress ball. Step up your game and create something sparkly to help put your mind at ease. Learn how to make stress-relieving glitter slime with these easy, step-by-step instructions.

May 09, 2022
Purple, blue, and pink glitter slime

You're done!

Store your slime in an airtight container and reach for it next time you’re feeling especially stressed out.

Who are we kidding? We all get stressed out from time to time. And when we do, it's helpful to have something to squeeze to help ease our minds. A traditional stress ball can help, but let's be honest, it's no fun. Step up your game and de-stress in a fun, crafty way. Learn how to make and store glitter slime in just five simple steps.

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These gilttery DIY stress relievers are great for adults and kids alike.

Materials + Supplies

  • glitter glue
  • teaspoon
  • plastic spoon
  • borax
  • bowl
  • measuring cup
  • warm water

Getting Started

To make glitter slime, squeeze an entire bottle of glitter glue into a bowl.

Woman squeezing blue glitter glue into a bowl

Make slime

To make glitter slime, squeeze an entire bottle of glitter glue into a bowl.

Mix Water and Borax

Measure one cup of warm (not boiling) water (Image 1). Add one teaspoon of borax and stir with a plastic spoon until the borax is completely dissolved (Images 2 + 3). Caution: Borax exposure can irritate the skin or eyes and can also irritate the body if inhaled or exposed. This slime is best-suited for adults; make sure to wash your hands thoroughly after handling the Borax and the finished slime.

Pour Mixture Over Glitter Glue

Pour the water and borax mixture over the glitter glue and let sit for 30 seconds (Images 1 + 2).

Knead Together

Use your hands to gently pull the glue from the bowl and knead it until it doesn’t feel sticky (Image 1). Keep dipping it into the borax mixture and kneading until all of the sticky spots are gone (Image 2).

Your Stress-Relieving Glitter Slime Is Complete!

Store your slime in an airtight container and reach for it next time you’re feeling especially stressed out.

Stress Relieving Glitter Slime

You're done!

Store your slime in an airtight container and reach for it next time you’re feeling especially stressed out.

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