Ocean in a Bottle

Materials

  • water
  • cooking oil
  • blue food colouring
  • large clear, plastic bottle (2 litre pop bottle, shampoo bottle, mouthwash bottle etc.)
  • funnel

Preparation

  1. Fill approximately 1/3 of your bottle with water.
  2. Add several drops of food colouring.
  3. Have your child shake the bottle to disperse the food colouring.
  4. Now, simply top up the bottle with oil.
  5. Tip the bottle upside down and watch your ocean come to life.

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