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Green Slime (Booger Slime) – DIY Candy

green booger slime

Discover the fun of making green slime! This gooey booger slime comes out perfect every time. Great for kids and craft enthusiasts.

Skills Required: None. You’re mixing ingredients in a container, and no crafting skills are required for this project.

green booger slime

Are you ready to get your slime on? Today we’re mixing up a batch of the squishiest, stretchiest, and greenest slime you’ve ever seen.

We’re not just talking any green here; we’re diving into the world of green booger slime. It’s as outrageous and hilarious as it sounds, and trust me, making it is half the fun!

We’re going to whip this up with nothing more than some clear school glue, water, baking soda, contact lens solution, and a few drops of green food coloring to make it extra alien-like. This isn’t rocket science – it’s way cooler and definitely messier!

And let’s face it, it looks kinda like the stuff you’d find hanging out in a sneeze (gross, but kids love it!). Plus, it’s perfect for that extra ‘ewww’ when you stretch it between your fingers and watch it ooze back together.

green slime recipe

So, grab your apron = or don’t, let’s live dangerously – and get ready for some serious slime action. We’re going all in on the goop today, and I promise you that by the end, you’ll have your very own blob of blobby, bouncy, booger-y bliss to play with.

Keep on scrolling, and let’s get this slime party started!

Tips for Making Slime

If you’ve never made slime before, here are some great tips you might be interested in. If you don’t need them, head on down to the recipe.

Measure Ingredients Precisely

The key to perfect slime is in the details. Measuring your ingredients as accurately as possible can make the difference between slime that’s just right and a recipe that’s too sticky or too brittle.

Add Mix Ins Slowly

If you’re adding color, glitter, or other fun elements, add them slowly and mix thoroughly to see the effect. You can always add more, but you can’t take it out once it’s in there.

green slime

Adjust Texture as Needed

If your slime is too sticky, add a little more activator (like borax solution, liquid starch, or saline solution). If it’s too stiff, add more glue or a bit of water. Do this gradually!

Use Supplies You Don’t Mind Getting Messy

Slime can get everywhere, and while it’s usually easy to clean up, it’s best to use tools (bowls and utensils) and surfaces you’re not worried about.

Use Your Hands

Once the slime begins to form, use your hands to knead it. This helps improve the texture and mix everything evenly. Don’t be afraid to get a little messy!

Storage is Key

Keep your slime in an airtight container when not in use. This will help it last longer and prevent it from drying out.

Safety First

Always use safe, non-toxic ingredients, and if you’re crafting with younger kids, make sure they’re supervised, especially with ingredients like borax.

homemade green booger slime

Slime making is all about experimenting and having fun, so don’t be afraid to try new things and see what works best for you. Enjoy your crafting! Here’s what you’re going to need:

Gather These Supplies

  • 1 bottle clear Elmers school glue (5 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp contact solution (contact solution should contain boric acid)
  • Green food coloring

Tips and Thoughts for This Craft

Store your slime in an airtight container or baggie. If your slime gets stiff, you can try to add a little water – lotion – hand sanitizer – or even a bit more glue to soften and reactivate it.

booger slime

Wouldn’t this be fun for Halloween? Get the recipe below:

Prep Time
5 minutes

Active Time
10 minutes

Total Time
15 minutes


Estimated Cost


  • 1 bottle clear Elmers school glue (5 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp contact solution (contact solution should contain boric acid)
  • Green food coloring


Costs for this craft will vary – if you make a lot of slime like we do and buy the ingredients in bulk, it can cost pennies!

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I hope you enjoyed this fun activity! Please let me know what you think in the comments. I’d love it if you’d go check our other slime posts:

Clay • Clear • Color Changing • Crunchy • Edible • Galaxy • Laundry Detergent • Glitter • Glow in the Dark • Halloween • Play Doh • Sand • Slime Shops • Unicorn