Dragon Scale Slime

Dragon Scale Slime is one of our favorite homemade slime recipes. Kids will love creating this colorful and unique slime.

You can get a variety of colors in cosmetic powder and sparkles to give your kids the creativity to make the dragon scale slime in their favorite shades. And you only need 5 ingredients. In the end, this slime will look like any kind of dragon scales your kids can imagine.

Dragon Scale Slime

While we’re on the topic of dragon scale slime, are you familiar with the famous dragon, Toothless, from the How to Train a Dragon series? Well, this slime was inspired by Toothless and all his dragon friends. 

We even had a chance to visit the Universal Studios Lot to make this special slime with Jay Baruchel and America Ferrera, the voices of Hiccup and Astrid!

Dragon Scale Slime


  • ½ TBSP Baking Soda
  • ½ TSP Powder
  • 1 bottle of clear glue
  • 1-2 TBSP of Holographic glitter
  • 1 ½ TBSP Saline Solution
  • 2 TBSP Water

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Pour the clear glue into a bowl and add the 1/2 TBSP baking soda. 

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Mix in the ½ TSP of cosmetic powder, which can be found at your local craft store or on Amazon.

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Add in 2 TBSP of water and 1-2 TBSP of Holographic Glitter

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Add in 1 ½ TBSP of Saline Solution (add half in first, continue to mix, and if needed, add second half).

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Use craft stick to initially mix ingredients and as soon as it starts to form, knead, knead, knead.

Now your dragon scale slime is ready to play!

My kiddo loves how this slime appears to be different colors depending on the light. Sometimes it’s purple; sometimes it’s green. So much fun!!

Be sure to check out our favorite borax-free slime recipes. And if you make this fun slime recipe, be sure to share a photo with us on our Facebook page!



  1. Wow!This is so cute.I would try this with my kids.Loving your blog;good job!

  2. How much cosmetic powder do you use?

  3. I run an after school center with approx. 100 kids. I am always trying to find projects the kids can do on their own once shown how to do it. What can you suggest? I need help. Mimi

  4. I would love to recreate your slime exactly. Do you have links for the powder and glitter you used?

  5. Karen Chaput says:

    I would love to make your slime with the exact same powder and glitter, do you have brands or exact names for them? Thank you!

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