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Earth Day Sensory Bottles Spring Activity for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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If you’re looking for fun ideas for Earth Day, you’re going to love these Earth Day Sensory Bottles. Simple to make and easy to do, now is the perfect time to add a calming bottle to your shelves. Plus, see how easy it is to make sensory bottles.

Add this to your other Earth Day Activities and you’ll have a month full of fun!

Sensory bottles are one of our favorite Sensory Activities to keep on hand.

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Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

Earth Day Sensory Bottles

These Earth sensory bottles are a great way to have the kids help create something educational and fun! They’ll be so excited to carry these fun Earth Day bottles around and it’s a great calming tool for children of all ages.

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers

Earth Sensory Bottles

What you will need to make your Earth Sensory Bottles is in this picture below. However, I have it displayed in a recipe list form to print out towards the bottom of the page. Have Fun!

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

How to Make an Earth Sensory Bottles

Supplies needed:

For this project, we used:

Note: Earth bouncy balls could also be used as long as they will fit through the opening of the bottle. For marbles, use more glue and less water.

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

Start by emptying one bottle of glue into the bottle.

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

Fill the empty glue bottle about half full with warm water (about ¼ cup) and seal with the lid. Shake well to combine the remaining glue with the water. Pour into the jar with glue and shake or stir to combine.

Earth Day Sensory Activities

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

If you are adding glitter or toys, add part of the glitter and toys into the glue mixture. Let the kids pick out what they want to add!

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

Seal the jar and shake well. If the glitter or confetti does not move easily, add more warm water. If the glitter or confetti moves too quickly, add additional glue.

Continue adding in layers with the glitter and toys until you achieve your desired effect.

Science Sensory Bottles

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

When the contents of the bottle move according to your preference, seal the bottle and glue the lid closed to avoid spills.

If desired, cover the lid with duct tape or additional decorations.

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

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Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

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Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

Make these Earth Day Sensory Bottles to enjoy simple science concepts with toddlers and preschoolers. Easy to make Earth Discovery Bottles to add to your Earth Day Activities. Sensory Bottles are a great calming tool for children of all ages.

Earth Day Sensory Bottles

Easy Earth Day Sensory Bottles for a simple Science Discovery Bottle

Ingredients
  • 1 16 ounce plastic storage/sensory bottle
  • 2 to 3 6 ounce bottles Elmer’s Glue in clear
  • About 1 cup warm water
  • About 1 tablespoon glitter or confetti if desired
  • Earth marbles
Instructions
  1. Empty one bottle of glue into the bottle.
  2. Fill the empty glue bottle about half full with warm water (about ¼ cup) and seal with the lid. Shake well to combine the remaining glue with the water. Pour into jar with glue and shake or stir to combine.
  3. If you are adding glitter or toys, add part of the glitter and toys into the glue mixture.
  4. Seal the jar and shake well. If the glitter or confetti does not move easily, add more warm water. If the glitter or confetti moves too quickly, add additional glue. Continue adding in layers with the glitter and toys until you achieve your desired effect.
  5. When the contents of the bottle move according to your preference, seal the bottle and glue the lid closed to avoid spills.
  6. If desired, cover the lid with duct tape or additional decorations.
Recipe Notes

Note: Earth bouncy balls could also be used as long as they will fit through the opening of the bottle. For marbles, use more glue and less water.

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