This easy and fun edible slime made with gummy lifesavers is the perfect fun activity to do with the kids! All you need is a few pantry ingredients to make this Lifesaver Gummies Edible Slime!
Lifesaver Gummies Edible Slime
We finished up my daughters first year of homeschooling and to end our school year out I wanted to make her sensory time extra sweet. She loves playing with slime so I decided to turn that slime into something edible. I came up with this Lifesaver Gummies Edible Slime and it was a HUGE hit, my daughter loved making it and playing with it!
In homeschooling, sensory time is a fun break for the kids but it is always a learning experience. While many think of sensory time being for the little kids, I have found that the older kids love to get involved just as much. My older kids love it when they get to be involved in the process of making something and then playing with it, verses just playing with it. So if you have older kids this is a great one to get them involved on some hands on fun.
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How to Make Edible Slime
When you melt any gummy candy it will change it back into its liquid form which is perfect for making edible slime. Then adding cornstarch and powdered sugar to the melted candy gummies you get an tasty edible stretchy slime.
We have not tested this edible slime recipe using anything other than gummy lifesavers, but if you wanted to have more fun you could test out other gummy candy and see which ones work best as a fun science experiment with the kids.
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Tips for Making Edible Slime
You will want to have bowls that are perfect for all of your sensory activities, I like this 10 piece set of Glass Bowls with Plastic Lids, they are different sizes and they are Microwave, Freezer and Dishwasher Safe!
You will need the addition of coconut oil to take away some of that sticky texture. I recommend having a bowl of water next to your child when they are playing with the dough because it can get sticky and it will not stick to wet hands as much.
We didn’t mind it sticking to our hands because we were also enjoying eating edible slime off our hands! I am not the biggest fan of the taste of gummy lifesavers yet I couldn’t get enough of this slime. This Lifesaver Gummies Edible Slime is a win win on fun and a tasty treat!
Edible Slime with Life Saver Gummies Color Combinations
If you only want to have one color slime you can make a half of batch of this recipe and just combine all the colors together. If you want you can get the special flavors of the gummy lifesavers like the exotic berry for only pink slime.Have fun with it and make the colors that you want to!
Red: pink, orange and red mixed
Green: 1 cup of yellow and green mixed
Pink: exotic berry pink gummies
Purple: exotic berry flavors purples and pinks
Orange: Only Orange gummie lifesaver
Lifesaver Gummies Edible Slime Ingredients
How to make Edible Slime with Lifesaver Gummies
Place your lifesavers in a medium sized microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave in ten-second increments until all of the lifesavers are melted.
Add the coconut oil to the hot lifesavers and stir until well combined.
Stir in the cornstarch and powder sugar until well combined.
Allow the slime to cool and let your kids have fun!
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Lifesaver Gummies Edible Slime
- Place your lifesavers in a medium sized microwave-safe bowl.
- Microwave in ten-second increments until all of the lifesavers are melted.
- Add the coconut oil to the hot lifesavers and stir until well combined.
- Stir in the cornstarch and powder sugar until well combined.
- Allow the slime to cool and let your kids have fun!