Incredibly Easy Butter Slime Recipe

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Incredibly Easy Butter Slime Recipe

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Why is playing with slime so satisfying at any age? I mean, seriously, plunging your fingers into a ball of slime is the best.

If you’re in the loop, you know that slime isn’t just a one-trick pony; there’s a whole world of textures and types to explore.

And let me tell you something: we are self-proclaimed slime experts in our household. We’ve made a lot of slimes over the past couple of years for my kiddo, and through our experimentation, we’ve found one particular slime recipe always has the best results.

So, let me introduce you to the crème de la crème of slimes — the butter slime.

It’s like the regular slime’s more sophisticated cousin. This type of slime has a buttery and thick texture that your kids will love.

And guess what? 

I’ve got the best butter slime recipe that’s incredibly easy and so much fun to make.

Plus, I’ve whipped up a recipe card you can download to have this slime goodness at your fingertips anytime.

Stick around, and I’ll spill all the buttery secrets on this DIY slime recipe!

Butter Slime Final Result

What Makes Butter Slime Unique?

If you’ve got a thing for fluffy slime or any kind of clay-based creations, butter slime is going to blow your mind. Unlike the traditional slime that oozes and stretches, butter slime holds its shape, giving you that smooth, spreadable consistency reminiscent of actual butter.

And when it comes to sensory play, it’s seriously a game-changer. The moldable nature of this unique slime makes it perfect for kids of all ages, providing a sensory experience that’s both calming and creatively stimulating. It’s the thick consistency that makes it one of the standout slime creations.

So, if you have a high-energy kid, this is a great way to keep them seated while still exerting energy. In fact, it was recommended by our Occupational Therapist, and a sensory activity we often did during sessions!

Now, I know you can always get store-bought slime, but I swear to you that this easy slime recipe is better and cheaper than anything you can get at the store. Besides, by making it at home, you know exactly what is going into it.

​Let’s get into exactly how to make this basic slime recipe that will give you endless hours of play!

Step-by-Step Butter Slime Instructions

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes Yields: 1 cup

First up, you will need the below items to make this slime recipe. Most everything you an find at your local grocery store, which is super convenient.


  • 1⁄2 C white Elmer glue.
  • 1⁄4 C water
  • 1⁄3 C foam shaving cream 1⁄4 tsp baking soda
  • 2 tsp contact solution
  • 1 oz model magic (yellow)

Butter Slime Ingredients

Once you have all of your ingredients gathered, it’s time to make your slime mixture!


The first steps is in a medium mixing bowl mix the glue and water together.

Butter Slime Prep - mix glue and water

Once that is mixed up nicely, add the shaving cream in and stir until combined.

Butter Slime Prep - add shaving cream

Stir in the baking soda and contact solution.

Butter Slime Prep - baking soda and contact solution

Add in 1 oz of model magic, kneading it until it is completely incorporated and has a smooth texture.

butter slime recipe - add in model magic

And there you have it! It’s ready for you to play with.

You can see that it holds structure very well.

Butter Slime Results


And has an awesome stretch to it!

Butter Slime Stretch

Store in an air-tight container or resealable plastic baggie.

*Any model magic color can be used


Customize Your Butter Slime

Okay, so now that your slime is created, let’s jazz it up! Imagine your butter slime as a blank canvas waiting for a splash of color and a sprinkle of imagination.

  • Switch it up with different colors! Go classic with a buttery yellow or wild with rainbow swirls – your slime, your rules. Unicorn slime vibes or a swirl of galaxy hues are always a good idea if you need inspiration!
  • Toss in some glitter, beads, or even a dash of scent to personalize your batch.
  • Use fun tools to cut, sculpt, and create textures.
  • Why not give it the scent of something nice? Lavender essential oil or a drop of vanilla can turn your slime into a smells sensory game, as well!

Butter Slime Recipe

How To Store Butter Slime

Made too much slime and wondering what to do? No worries, I got you covered on how to keep it fresh.

  • Store in an air-right container. Keep your slime in an airtight container, and it’ll stay good as new for the next play session.
  • Store it in a cool, dry place to keep that perfect slime consistency.


Common Slime Issues and Solutions

Hey, don’t sweat it if your butter slime isn’t perfect on the first try – it’s all part of the fun! Sometimes it’s sticky, sometimes it’s stiff, but it’s nothing we can’t fix together.

  • If it’s sticking like bubblegum, add a pinch of baking soda or a little squirt of contact solution. This is your slime activator magic!
  • Stiff as a board? No worries. Work in a bit of warm water or baby oil, and knead it until it softens up.
  • Live in a place that’s hot or cold? Adjust the amount of shaving cream of baking soda depending on your weather for the best buttery texture.

Butter Slime Final Result

Butter Slime

This incredibly easy butter slime recipe you can whip up in minutes. Plus it only uses minimal ingredients!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 Large bowl


  • 1/2 Cup white Elmer's Glue
  • 1/4 Cup water
  • 1/3 Cup foam shaving cream
  • 1/4 Tsp baking soda
  • 2 Tsp contact solution
  • 1 Oz Model Magic (yellow)


  • In a medium bowl mix the glue and water.
  • Add the shaving cream and stir until combined.
  • Stir in the baking soda and contact solution.
  • Add in 1 oz of model magic, kneading it until it is completely incorporated.
  • Enjoy!


Store in an air-tight container or resealable plastic baggie.
Keyword butter slime, sensory slime, slime

Wrapping Up:  Easy Butter Slime Recipe

So, what do you think? Making butter slime is fun, right? It’s easy, it’s creative, and, let’s be honest, it’s pretty cool.

Oh, and don’t forget to save and download the recipe! Can’t wait to see which of the fun slime recipes becomes your ultimate favorite.

Questions? Got a cool new slime idea? Drop me a comment or shoot me a message. I would love to hear from you!



About Morgan Wender

I’m a boy mom, dog mom, bee mom, lover of all things Disney, and lover of making the best out of this chaotic life of mine. I created this platform to share my life, and help normalize “big topic” motherhood issues. I hope you enjoy my mix of life, love, levity, and everything in between.Now that you know a little about me, I would love to know more about you! Find me over on Instagram, and shoot me a DM if you would like to chat!the journey

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Hi, I’m Morgan! I created this platform to be able to share my life, help normalize big topic motherhood issues, and help simplify all the things I learned the complicated way. I hope you enjoy my mix of life, love, levity, and everything in between

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