Nothing says "mushy-gushy" quite like DIY Valentine's Day slime!

Your kids can have fun making this craft as Valentine's Day gifts for their classmates, or you can keep it on your desk for whenever you need a colorful stress-reliever during the day.

What you'll need

- Mason jar or container
- Glitter
- Borax powder
- Glue
- Mixing spoon
- Red food coloring
- Clear container
- Teaspoon measurements

Combine 1 cup water with 2 teaspoons borax powder

Make sure to break up any clumps of borax powder with your mixing spoon.

Mix one bottle of glue with 1/2 cup of water

Dump out an entire bottle of non-toxic glue and slowly stir in the water.

Add a few drops of red food coloring.

Watch the color unfold before your eyes as you mix in the red drops.

Add lots of glitter!

Add some festive sparkles with a generous heap of red glitter.

Slowly combine both bowls.

Watch how quickly the elements combine to form your slime!

Put in a mason jar.

This will prevent the slime from drying out and serve as a cute vessel to give your sweetie as a gift.

Enjoy some mushy-gushy valentines fun!

Squish away and make fun heart designs for the holiday.

Editor's note: This was originally published on Feb. 8, 2019.