No more slime fails! How to fix hard slime in minutes with one simple ingredient.
How to Fix Slime – Fast!
You’ve found a new slime recipe.
You bought all the ingredients.
You’re super excited…
…then it happens…
Don’t worry, slime fails happen to all of us! However, even if your slime didn’t turn out the way you expected, you can fix it a lot easier than you might think.
Can I Fix Overactivated Slime?
One of the most common slime fails is overactivated slime. The term “over activated” means that you’ve added too much of a slime activator (liquid starch, contact solution, borax, etc.). This results in a slime that is hard, rubbery, stringy, and breaks easily.
This post will show you exactly how to fix hard slime (aka. over-activated slime) in minutes. The best part is that you don’t need any special products to do it! Just one simple ingredient that everyone has at home!
This cool trick will make any hard, rubbery slime good as new again!
How to Fix Hard Slime (Video Tutorial)
Watch the video below to see both how to make our classic liquid starch slime, as well as how to fix overactivated slime. Photo step-by-step directions follow.
Click video below to play:
How to Fix Overactivated Slime (Photo Step-by-Step Instructions)
Add your stringy slime or overactivated slime to a large mixing bowl.
Fill a measuring cup with warm water. Water from the sink is fine – the water should be warm, but safe to touch (not hot or boiling!)
Add warm water to mixing bowl with overactivated slime. Begin to massage the slime, working the warm water into it.
Add more water as needed, until your hard or broken slime begins to soften and reform a cohesive ball. It may take a few minutes – but be patient – this is how to make overactivated slime into jiggly slime!
After just a few minutes and some warm water, your slime will be good as new! Voila!
Why this method works: Making slime involves a chemical reaction that heats the slime (even if doesn’t feel hot to the touch). As slime cools down, it can become less stretchy, so warming it back up can be a quick fix. However, the best way to avoid slime that is too hard is to take care not to add more liquid starch than needed during the mixing process.
Learn How to Make Slime Like a Pro
One of the best ways to avoid slime fails is to learn to master the basic slime recipes: liquid starch slime, cornstarch slime, and contact solution slime.
Once you have these three easy ways to make slime down pat, you can move on to making exciting new slime concoctions!
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Last updated on March 25th, 2019 at 08:16 pm