Properties of Slime

Everyone put their little bits of slime together for activities at the sensory table.  If  the slime gets a little too sticky, a squirt of water or liquid laundry starch seems to help.
our slime
The students discovered that slime has some interesting properties. Slime can be broken into pieces if you pull on it with a firm grip. Allow the slime to stretch itself by hanging and it seems to stretch endlessly.
slime stretchstretch slime

 

How long would it stretch? We don’t know yet, but that is another lesson for when the teacher remembers to bring some wax paper. There is not enough space on the Discovery Table to stretch slime to its limits.