Asked by: Samantha Brown, Hitchin
Slime provides a kind of ‘sensory play’, which helps to engage a kid’s senses, stimulate creativity, and can have a calming, in-the-moment effect.
It also triggers their curiosity – the gooey texture of slime occupies a weird middle ground between solid and liquid.
And, of course, it makes fart noises when they push their fingers into the slime pot…
Luis trained as a zoologist, but now works as a science and technology educator. In his spare time he builds 3D-printed robots, in the hope that he will be spared when the revolution inevitably comes.