Sand Art Bottle Instructions

Also known as Rainbow Bottles, these are perfect for layering coloured sand to create individual masterpieces.

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1. Use a funnel to transfer each colour of sand into the bottle.

2. If the bottle is tapped on the table the layers of sand will flatten out, otherwise the sand with maintain a curvy look.

3. Repeat and layer the colours to make your masterpiece.


IMPORTANT - Make sure you fill the bottles as high as you can otherwise the sand will settle and the layers will merge.

Once full, add the cork and ask an adult to help make sure the cork is fully pressed down to secure the sand.

Caution – Sand not to be consumed or inhaled. Wash hands on completion of activity.

Supervise all children while doing this activity, recommended for 3+.