Magnetic Slime

Category: Science, 3YR+, 4YR+, 5YR+, Magnetism

Source: Lemon Lime Adventures

GOAL: Explore movement & magnetism with this amazing play material!


  • 1 bottle of school glue
  • 3 tbsp of magnetic powder (Amazon)
  • Up to 4 oz of liquid starch (Amazon)
  • Neodymium magnets (Amazon)


1. Combine glue and the magnetic powder in a bowl, and stir until well mixed

2. Slowly add small amounts of liquid starch to the bowl and mix well. Add the starch SLOWLY. (Roughly 2 ounces of starch in total)

3. Once you have the consistency down remove the slime from the bowl and knead it with your hands. After a bit of kneading the slime will be ready for play




Explore sensory skills through this fun play activity while learning about magnetism!