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Watch: Learn how to make edible slime with Tommy and his mommy

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Today, Tommy and his mommy will test three edible slime recipes using marshmallows, instant pudding and Jell-O. Try it out for yourself and follow along in the video below. (Heather Green-Oliver/

Like many parents, new media reporter Heather Green-Oliver is juggling working from home while caring for a young child: her five-year-old son, Tommy. 

They have been chronicling their adventures over the past seven weeks on Facebook Live

Parents and their young kids from around Greater Sudbury and beyond have been tuning in for the fun, the distraction and the ideas to stave off boredom that Tommy and his mommy has been sharing. 

Today, Tommy and his mommy are making edible slime that is safe for little hands ... and mouths.

Using ingredients like instant pudding, marshmallows and Jell-O - they will be testing three different recipes to see which makes the best slime.

Try it out for yourselves as Tommy and his mommy take us through the steps in the video below.

You can watch them live on's Facebook page each Monday and Thursday morning at 10 a.m.  

Watch more Tommy and his mommy here.


Marshmallow slime

2 cups of marshmallows
2 tablespoons of powder sugar
olive oil

In large bowl, microwave marshmallows in 30 second intervals until they are melted and gooey. Careful not to burn them.
Add powder sugar two tablespoons at a time. Stir with spoon, adding drops of olive oil if it's too sticky.
Cover hands in olive oil and knead the slime until smooth and stretchy.

Jell-O slime

1 package of Jell-O
3/4 cup of warm water
1 cup of cornstarch

Mix Jell-O and cornstarch. 
Add water slowly as you mix it all together.
Knead in a little water at a time until it is stretchy. Careful not to make it too runny.

Pudding slime (*Tommy and his mommy's favourite)

1/4 of instant pudding package
1/3 cup of warm water
1 cup of cornstarch

Mix pudding and water.
Slowly stir in corn starch a tablespoon at a time.
Stir. Stir. Stir. Knead with hands.
Add water or corn starch until it's the right consistency.