Posted on September 11, 2019

DIY Apple Pie Slime – Fun Activity for Kids!

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Have you been caught up in the SLIME craze yet? My kids have, my nieces have, most of the kids that my kids are friends with love to make their own slime and then play with it. Slime is a simple activity and there are so many fun variations that you can make. This DIY Apple Pie Slime is perfect for late summer and fall – it smells like an apple pie!

Apple Pie Slime

DIY Apple Pie Slime is Perfect for Fall!

Looking for a slime recipe that fits the fall season to a tee?  Look no further!  This easy-to-make slime recipe is perfect for all of your fall gatherings and holidays, including anything related to apple picking, Halloween, harvest season, Thanksgiving, etc. I made this apple pie slime with the kids a few years ago and we have made different variations of it since.

If you haven’t completely tired of the slime craze, give this one a try. If you have a different base recipe for slime that you prefer, you should be able add the nutmeg and cinnamon to it to get the desired scent.  (One note – if you are making soft puffy slime with shaving cream, you must use unscented shaving cream or else the shaving cream’s scent will overpower the entire concoction.)

Other Slime Recipes that We Have Made

Apple Pie Slime Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Clear Glue
1/2 Cup Water
Dash of Nutmeg
Dash of Cinnamon
2 TBSP Baking Soda
3 TBSP Saline Solution
Confetti Glitter (optional)

Slime Ingredients

Maple Leaf Confetti Glitter

How to make Apple Pie Slime:

1. Add clear glue and water to a mixing bowl.  Mix together.

2. Add nutmeg, cinnamon and glitter.  Add 1 TBSP of baking soda.  Mix together.

Making Slime

3. Add 2nd 1 TBSP of baking soda.  Next add 1 TBSP of saline solution.

Saline Solution Slime

4. Mix all ingredients together and slime should start to form, pulling away from the edges of the bowl.  Add additional tablespoons of saline as needed (if slime is still sticky).

Apple Pie Slime Making

5. Knead slime by hand until the consistency is ready for play.

Kneading Slime

6. Play!!

DIY Apple Slime

Playing with Slime

You can try storing this slime in an airtight container to play with another day.  We didn’t have too much luck storing it – it seemed that the saline seeped out of the slime and left a big rubber ball instead of the once-stretchy slime!  You might have better luck with that than we did!  Either way, this recipe worked out great for lots of “in-the-moment” fun.  It used minimal ingredients and the kids had a great time playing with it all afternoon!


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DIY Apple Slime Slime Recipe

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