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18 March 2004 1544 GMT
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James Piercy from the Inspire Hands-on Science Centre shows you how to make slime

Here is an experiment you can do at home - surprise your friends with this horrible slime!

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To do this experiment you'll need to raid the cupboards first to find these things:

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Washable PVA glue
Jug of water
Food colouring (any colour)
Plastic or metal bowl

Borax can be bought from most DIY stores



Picture: Pouring the food colouring into the water Step 1
Dissolve 2 tablespoons of borax in half a cup of warm water with a spoon. Now add a drop of food colouring.
Step 2
Pour some PVA glue into a bowl.
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Picture: Pouring the coloured water Step 3
Put an equal amount of the coloured water into the bowl and mix.


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