Introduction: Colored Sand Find and Seek Party Jars

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A little game to make for a kids play party with basic craft materials!

Supplies:

Small jars (these are baby food)

½ lb ACTÍVA Colored sand bags in various colors

Tiny objects to search for: a paper clip, tack, kernel

of corn, a bead, penny, rubber band, you get the idea…

Spray paint

Step 1: Paint the Lids

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Paint all the lids with silver spray paint.

Step 2: Place Objects and Sand Into the Jars

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Place objects into jars and fill half way with sand. Shake.

Step 3: Fill the Jar With More Sand

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Fill with sand until it is approximately ¾” from the top---this leaves enough room for sand and objects to move about. When it doubt, test it to make sure you can find all the objects

Step 4: Glue the Lid On

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Now, to be safe, it’s a good idea to glue on the lids (or have someone super strong tighten them!)

Step 5: Make a Game to Find the Objects

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Make a list of all the tiny objects with check-boxes next to the list or have paper and pencil where party-goers can write down what they find.

Designed by Candie Cooper

Comments

OALC (author)2015-11-06

Very neat idea indeed.. But I would maybe try clear plastic instead just so kids wouldn't drop and shatter glass everywhere. Hope I didn't offend.

ACTIVAProducts (author)OALC2015-11-07

Yes good idea! Thank you

OldGuy52 (author)2015-11-05

Great idea! I made something like this on a larger scale with a 1 liter water bottle and bigger items for my grandkids. The idea of smaller ones with terrific looking sand is marvelous. Thanks!

ACTIVAProducts (author)OldGuy522015-11-05

Thank you for your kind comments!

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