Saint Patrick’s Day is another fun filled tradition you can introduce your little one to, and what could be a better way to do that than with this awesome green slime recipe, that needs just a few ingredients and a teeny bit of effort from your end.
Slime recipes are always fun, because they are non toxic, and are so cool! Plus, they are perfect if you’re looking for sensory play activities.
Ready to give this a shot? Read on to discover everything you’ll need to get started.
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Ingredients For This Green Slime Recipe
Making homemade slime is easier than you’d think. All you need is a bunch of ingredients that you can easily find at a local craft store, and you’re pretty much sorted.
- 1/2 Cup Water
- 1/2- Cup Clear Elmer’s Glue
- 1/2- Cup Liquid Starch
- 1/4- Cup Green Glitter
- 2- Tbsp – Gold Sequins
How To Make Slime With Elmer’s Glue
Start by getting all your supplies ready. In a large bowl combine water and Elmer’s Glue.
Add in green glitter and stir until well mixed.
Add in sequins to the Elmer’s slime and stir.
Gradually add in liquid starch stirring constantly.
Once starch is mixed in knead and squish the Elmer’s slime to reach a consistent consistency.
Have Fun With Saint Patrick’s Day Slime
Your Elmer’s green slime recipe is now ready for lots of Saint Patrick’s day fun. If you’re on the hunt for some more interesting and fun filled Saint Patrick’s Day inspired activities for your toddler, I’ve got those for you too!
Here’s a quick list of some of my personal favorites- you can get started on most of these right away!
- Saint Patrick’s Day Shaving Cream Activity
- Saint Patrick’s Day Rainbow Slime
- Saint Patrick’s Day Sensory Bottle Activity
- Saint Patrick’s Day Sugar Scrub
- Saint Patrick’s Day Rock Painting
- Leprechaun Crafts for Saint Patrick’s Day
You might also want to team up this green slime activity with some good Saint Patrick’s Day themed books, or drop in some fun facts about the holiday while you’re both making it. I’ve listed a few down for you right here! You’re welcome.
- Saint Patrick’s Day is celebrated on March 17.
- It celebrates a Christian saint named Patrick.
- It is a public holiday in Ireland.
- On this day, people eat corned beef and cabbage.
- The day is celebrated by wearing and using all things green.
- Some people even dye their foods green on the day to celebrate.
- Three is believed to be Ireland’s magical number, which is why, the shamrock has three leaves.
- The shamrock is believed to bring good luck.
- The leprechaun, which is another important part of the Saint Patrick’s Day tradition, is actually a small Irish fairy.
You can also make this activity even more interesting by getting your hands on some Saint Patrick’s Day themed worksheets and activity sheets that could make for the perfect way to keep your toddler busy, without you needing to supervise him. It can turn out to be an excellent overall learning experience.
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.