Most kids love everything gross and slimy and with the best slime kit deals, you can't go wrong. Slime kits provide a simple yet engaging way to introduce basic concepts in chemistry, math and other fields of science. Kids will even learn how to follow a recipe to measure and mix certain ingredients to create something new ... and, of course, slimy! From dinosaur slime and zombie poop to confetti slime, unicorn slime and even lab-made boogers, you're sure to find a slime kit that fits the interests of any child in your life.
To help you find the perfect slime kit deal, Live Science has rounded up a range of science-infused, gooey activities in a box. These fun slime kits are on sale at Amazon: Playz Disgusting 'n Gross Slime Kit, Elmer's Confetti Slime Kit — a great option for a beginner slime maker — and the Kiko Unicorn DIY Slime Making Kit, so your child can customize their concoction.
And make sure to check out Live Science's guide to more science kit deals for 2021.
- Browse Amazon's deals on slime kits
- See the savings on slime-kits at Walmart
- Target also has a selection of slime kits available
Today's best slime kit deals
Playz Disgusting n' Gross Slime kit:
was $37.40, now $29.92 at Amazon
Kids love gross right?! Save 20% on this Playz science kit that includes experiments involving zombie poop, boogars and bloody slime. In addition to being grossed out, they will learn about the chemistry of gels and cross-linked polymers.
Thames & Kosmos Ooze Labs: Alien slime lab kit
was $29.95 now $14.40 at Amazon
This slime kit from Thames & Kosmos is 52% off at Amazon, which is a really great deal for everything that comes with it. Not only does the kit have ingredients to make up to four different types of slime, but it also includes a science experiment kit for kids to test the different types of slime and identify them.
Original Stationary Fluffy Slime Kit:
was $34.90 now $32.95 at Amazon
This ice cream slime kit from Original Stationary is 8% off at Amazon right now. This kit is a fun one because of all the customization options and accessories. It provides everything kids need to practice principles of chemistry while stretching their imagination as they "serve" the colorful slime in pretend ice cream cones.
Discovering DIY Slime Kit:
was $19.98, now $14.37 at Amazon
This simple slime kit from Discovering DIY is 28% off at Amazon. This one looks simple at first, but requires kids to make their own custom slime colors with a variety of different ingredients to choose from. Kids can experiment with combining the various colors in different amounts and create a truly one-of-a-kind slime!
ESSENSON Slime Kit:
was $23.99, now $21.72 at Amazon
Plus another 5% off with a coupon
This unicorn themed slime kit from Essenson is selling for 8% off with another 5% coupon at Amazon. Multi-coated optics deliver high-contrast views and BaK-4 glass will enhance the color of your view. Waterproof and fogproof, with protective rubber covering.
Elmer's Celebration Slime Kit:
was $29.99, now $20.25 at Amazon
This fun and simple slime kit from Elmer's is selling for 32% off at Amazon. This kit is a great one for kids who are new to making slime because it only requires three steps. However, it does not come with a mixing bowl, so keep that in mind if you were hoping for something more all-inclusive.
BYONEBYE Jumbo Slime Kit:
$35.95 now $26.98 at Amazon
Here is an outstanding deal for the kid who truly cannot get enough slime! This kit comes with 126 pieces — including 48 bottles of glitter, which could mean you'll be finding flecks of glitter in your house for the rest of your life, but it also means the sky's the limit when it comes to creating slime with this kit.
Elmer's Confetti Slime Kit:
was $12.47, now $8.47 at Amazon
This budget-friendly slime kit from Elmer's is 32% off on Amazon right now. This is a great deal if you're not sure if your kid will enjoy making and playing with slime. This slime kit is simpler and smaller than some of its competitors, but still contains a couple options for fun customization and experimentation.
When shopping for a slime kit, be sure to consider the kit's difficulty level, because some kits are more advanced than others. For kids who are new to making slime, look for kits that require only three steps. Choose one of the more complex slime kits with extra ingredients for increased customization for the kids who are slime-making pros.
Make sure that the kit provides everything you need to make slime. Some slime kits come with all the ingredients and utensils, while other kits provide only the basic ingredients. So, if you're not thrilled about using your kitchen mixing bowl to make slime, check if the slime kit you choose comes with bowls and stirring utensils.
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Kimberly has a bachelor's degree in marine biology from Texas A&M University, a master's degree in biology from Southeastern Louisiana University and a graduate certificate in science communication from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is a former reference editor for Live Science and Space.com. Her work has appeared in Inside Science, News from Science, the San Jose Mercury and others. Her favorite stories include those about animals and obscurities. A Texas native, Kim now lives in a California redwood forest.