Today we are making a really cool and easy glow in the dark slime recipe that has a little extra glowing surprise texture that makes it even more fun for play. This stretchy, slimey and bumpy slime also glows with different shades in the dark. Kids of all ages will love making and playing with this fun DIY slime recipe.

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Let’s make glow in the dark slime today!

DIY Glow-in-the-Dark Slime Recipe

Our glow in the dark slime recipe was inspired by the ozonium featured in the show, Lost in Oz. When my son first saw it, he said, “Hey, that looks like slime!” And this glowing slime recipe was created.

Related: 15 more ways how to make slime at home and Our Favorite 2 Ingredient No Cook Playdough Recipe

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How to Make Glow in the Dark Slime

Glow-in-the-Dark Slime Ingredients Needed

  • 4 oz bottle clear glue
  • 1/2 Tbsp baking soda
  • Glow-in-the-Dark paint
  • Glow-in-the-Dark water beads
  • 1 Tbsp contact solution
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Here are the easy steps to making your own glow in the dark slime!

Instructions to Make Glow in the Dark Slime Recipe

Step 1

Pour the glue into a bowl and add the baking soda and mix together.

Step 2

Stir in some glow-in-the-dark paint.

Step 3

Add the glow-in-the-dark water beads to the slime mixture.

Step 4

Add the contact solution and stir until the slime starts to come together in the middle of the bowl.

Step 5

Remove from the bowl and knead with your hands until the slime reaches the desired consistency and becomes less sticky.

Note: You can add more contact solution if needed.

Glow in the Dark Slime Compared in light vs night time
This glow in the dark slime recipe looks so different in the day vs night!

Finished Glow in the DArk Slime REcipe

Use a light to “charge up” the slime — the longer it’s exposed to the light, the longer it will glow!

How to Store Your Slime for Later Play

Store your slime in an airtight container so you can play with it later!

Make your own jar of Ozonium!

Glow in the Dark Ozonium Slime

Now you can watch Lost in Oz with your very own jar of ozonium!

Our Other Favorite Glow In The Dark Slimes

Don’t have time to make some glow in the dark slime? That’s okay, we got you covered! These are some of our favorite glow in the dark slime!


Psst… Check out these 17 Glow in the Dark games for kids!

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