Ocean in a Bottle

  • Water
  • Cooking oil
  • Blue food colouring
  • Large clear, plastic bottle (2 litre pop bottle, shampoo bottle, mouthwash bottle etc.)
  • Funnel

A way for your kids to learn about the movements of the ocean without having to visit one!

How to assemble:

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!

More Activities

Disclaimer: Backyard Camp representatives, agents, partners, supporters, and program contributors, and their respective agents, employees and partners, are in no way responsible for any loss, injury, illness and/or damage of any kind whatsoever arising from, or relating to, the delivery of the ideas and/or resources on BackyardCamp.ca or in any Backyard Camp communications.