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Mini Aquarium

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homemade mini aquarium toy shark kid craft
Mini aquarium


This mini aquarium is a fun and easy activity for a rainy day. Young children will love using the eye dropper to add the food colouring and watching the colour swirl through the water.

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Small jar
Water
Blue food colouring
Eye dropper
Plastic sea creature



homemade mini aquarium toy shark kid craft
Cheap materials


Method
Fill the jar with water
Add a few drops of blue food colouring to the water with the eye dropper
Place your sea creature in the jar
Top up with more water if needed and then screw the lid onto the jar

Your mini aquarium is now complete! My daughter wanted to make more after we had completed ours so we also tried different sea creatures, adding glitter and different colours of food dye just for fun.



homemade mini aquarium toy shark kid craft
Ready for the food colouring



homemade mini aquarium toy shark kid craft
Young children will enjoy dropping in the dye and watching the colour swirl through the water



homemade mini aquarium toy shark kid craft
Now add your sea creature



homemade mini aquarium toy shark kid craft
Mini aquarium complete



homemade mini aquarium toy shark kid craft
Glittery octopus


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Categories
#Any Age
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Aquarium
#Food colouring
#Toys
#Cheap
#Easy
#Underwater
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