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Edible Ooblek

Cool Science, Quick Crafts

overview

this slime is edible and not-toxic but eating a lot of it could give you a stomach ache. play a prank on someone and take a bite… but don’t make this your lunch!

quick slime fact!
this edible slime is a non-Newtonian fluid, meaning it doesn’t follow Newton’s Law of Viscosity! the slime acts as a liquid when left alone but hardens under pressure. another example of non-Newtonian fluid is quicksand!

10 minutes

maker checklist

  • 1 cup corn starch
  • 1 package instant pudding mix
  • 2 cup of warm water
  • sprinkles optional
  • bowl and spoon

instructions

1

mix together cornstarch and instant pudding mix in a bowl

2

add ¼ cup of warm water and keep mixing. slowly add more water as you mix until you like the consistency of your slime

3

mix in sprinkles for another fun texture.