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Colourful sand - Creative recipes - Educatall

Colourful sand


  • Fine sand
  • Water
  • Food Coloring
  • Metal or glass bowls


  1. Divide sand among the bowls to create different colours.
  2. Add water to each bowl to cover the sand.
  3. Add a sufficient quantity of food coloring to obtain the desired colours.
  4. Mix and let stand for 12 to 24 hours.
  5. Remove excess water.
  6. Spread sand on paper towels and let dry.
  7. Use sand for various crafts.


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