Xanthan gum slime – home made mucus from kitchen cupboard ingredients

 I discovered a new idea for making slime a couple of weeks ago.  I got a book by ethnobotanist James Wong for my birthday, and in it there was a recipe for making a hair mask using xanthan gum as a thickener.  This stuff was seriously slippery and gloopy...

Don’t eat your slime – but do make some

 There are many things we love in this house – science, getting mucky, having fun – but ‘freebie’ is also firmly on that list.  This week we have been playing with a lovely freebie, a free download of the fantastic book ‘Don’t Eat Your Slime‘ by Marc Wileman.  This...