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January 24, 2018

Alyssa Jagan is a Global Master Crafter of "Slime"

Slime time is all the time for Alyssa Jagan

The Toronto 16-year-old has an Instagram account with over 800,000 followers. She also has a book on her hobby ( Ultimate Slime-- published by Quarry Books last October) . It has since been translated into ten languages.

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Last January she was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal!

Alyssa Jagan is a slime-making master teacher and entrepreneur! (Instagram/@craftyslimecreator)

Are you all about the slime trend? For about a year now, tons of online recipes mixing school glue, dish soap, colours, lotions, and who-knows-what-else have resulted in handful after handful of delightfully disgusting homemade slime.

Perhaps you've made yourself a batch at home.Maybe you're even holding some slime right now!

Well, meet Toronto's Alyssa Jagan. Known as "alyssa j" to her Instagram followers (@craftyslimecreator), this 16year-old posts three videos a day of her work. This dedication to her craft has made her Canada's young queen of slime.

Started as a hobby

Alyssa's goop-making began as a simple hobby. But as she explained to Global News, the craft really hooked her quickly.

“It’s the crunches, the sounds [that it makes]…" she says. "It’s fun to poke, knead, pull and stretch, and do what you want to it.”

The teen began to move beyond basic recipes to make far more adventurous creations. They are colourful, textured, and sometimes, downright bizarre. But above all, her work is super crafty, adventurous, and makes for some great videos.

So much slime, so little time!

Yes, Alyssa is a real slime superstar. And watching her videos, it's easy to understand why. Playing with that stuff does look like a lot of fun! And if she messes up a batch, no biggie. She can always try again.

Of course, so can you! If you're interested in doing these recipes yourself, her book sounds like the best bet.

From Globe and Mail

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Description of Alyssa's book from AmazonReview
"If there’s anyone who knows how to make slime, one of the most popular trends for kids on YouTube and Instagram, it’s content creator Alyssa Jagan—AKA craftyslimecreator on Instagram. The sixteen-year-old has hundreds of thousands of followers who watch her slime videos regularly for inspiration and relaxation.

Jagan is now also the author of a DIY book that slime makers of all ages will love: Ultimate Slime.

Whether they’re looking for just the right slime recipe, ideas for making new kinds of slime, or even suggestions for new ways to play with it, this is the ultimate book for slime fanatics." - Kelly Knox for GeekMom.

About the Author
Alyssa Jagan is also known as Alyssa J of CraftySlimeCreator. The popular Instagram slimer is a 16-year-old high school student who lives with her family in Toronto. Alyssa posts new slime videos to her main Instagram account every day and sells her slime creations online. She recently attended the Global Young Leaders Academy, a pre-college program offered at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

Visit Alyssa on Instagram at @CraftySlimeCreator and on YouTube at Alyssa J.

See BBC video on Alyssa.--- 

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