Did you know cornflour slime is a very special fluid? Follow this simple recipe to make slime without borax and find out why this fluid can behave like a solid. A great kids science activity!
You will need
small mixing bowl
What to do
Pour some cornflour into a mixing bowl.
Stir in small amounts of water until the cornflour has become a very thick paste.
To make the slime the colour of your choice, thoroughly stir about five drops of food colouring into the mixture.
Stir your slime really slowly. This shouldn’t be hard to do.
Stir your slime really fast. This should be almost impossible.
Now punch your slime really hard and fast. It should feel like you’re punching a solid.
You can keep your cornflour and water mixture covered in a fridge for several days. If the cornflour settles, you need to stir it to make it work well again.
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