Slime and creepy is loved by a vast majority of toddlers and preschoolers. Taking into consideration sensory aspect of slime, goop and other creepy things we give them to play with over Halloween season, it really should not come as a surprise that kids adore these activities.
I have been seeing a lot of these creepy, slimy play ideas around the web in these past few weeks and decided to gather here THE CREEPIEST and THE SLIMIEST of all sensory play activities and bins from around the web.
So here are 10 magnificent creepy and slimy Halloween play recipes:
#1 – MONSTER PIZZA
This sensory activity was inspired by a book Spider Sandwiches and it has smooth, rough, squidgy, fluffy, wibbly and wobbly textures with pizza ingredients like Eyeball Monster Sauce, Spider Cream, and Wriggly Worms. Get the full recipe for this sensory sensation at Monster Pizza Parlour!
#2 – PUMPKIN SLIME
If you’re looking for unique way to serve a pumpkin to toddlers and preschoolers, this might be the right choice! Due to using pumpkin puree and pumpkin seeds with slime, this sensory play recipe has very specific texture. For a full story and recipe, head over to read Pumpkin Slime Recipe.
#3 – CREEPY HALLOWEEN JELLY
Have you ever made a sensory bin with jelly? This is the main ingredient of our next suggestion for creepy and slimy sensory play. And in the original, it took place in a bathtub! Well, head over to read how to set it up for your toddlers in Halloween Jelly Messy Play.
#4 – EDIBLE MUD
I have to say that this looks totally gross but it’s actually very tasty! Kids will love this yummy sensation under their fingers and inside their tummies. Check the full instructions and let your kids make your own Edible Mud!
#5 – HALLOWEEN PULP
Although it looks pretty disgusting, this orange pulp is created with the simplest ingredients all of us surely have at home. It gives kids very cool tactile experience and can provide hours of fun. Plus, you can let kids help with preparing all the ingredients! Read more at Halloween Pulp Play.
#6 – EASY BAT SLIME
Will it bounce? How it feels in your hands? Try to capture some bats in this transparent slime to get the answer to these questions!
#7 – BUGS ‘N’ SLIME
This sensory play recipe should probably go closer to the top of this list, judging how disgusting it looks. But this list is pretty random and all of these 10 sensory play ideas are creepy and slimy. Head over to read how one smart mama turned spaghetti that were destined for trash can into an exciting bugs in a slime play.
#8 – POT O’SLIME
When you include a book and a bit of pretend play into a sensory play, it all gets even more exciting! To learn how to do this, read Halloween slime recipe that’s brewing in a witch pot!
#9 – WATER BEADS SLIME
Adding additional fun in slimy play recipe with water beads in this nice looking 2 color play recipe. Well, they don’t look that nice once they mix as you can see when you check the final result in Halloween slime with water beads.
#10 – HALLOWEEN GAK
Word GAK by itself sounds creepy and slimy. Procedure to create this gak looks pretty disturbing (creating of gak) but final result is pretty nifty and with many applications. Take a look what you can do with Halloween gak!
Which one will you try with your children?
(Let me know in the comments!)
Mihaela runs Best Toys 4 Toddlers blog and loves to come up with new ideas how to use old toys her 2 daughters keep leaving on the floor to slip over. She loves them despite the fact that they call her mommy few hundred times a day, and it makes her nuts.