Big Wave Sensory Bottle

Recycle your old plastic drinks bottles and make this cool ocean themed sensory bottle. Sensory bottles are an excellent tool for children to promote relaxation, create positive emotions, provide moments of enjoyment to relieve tensions.

Big Wave Sensory Bottle

Skill Level

Easy. Adult supervision needed

Time to Make

15 Minutes

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. First take your empty plastic bottle and wash it out it thoroughly.
  2. Squirt in 2 squeezes of blue paint
  3. Then fill it half way with water, put the lid on and shake (if you feel it needs more add it now)
  4. Next fill the remainder of the bottle with baby oil
  5. Ask an adult to secure the lid on tightly.
  6. Now using the templates make two little boats out of coloured card.
  7. Turn your bottle horizontally and stick them on using glue dots so they can be moved.
  8. Now draw some clouds and some fish and you are done.
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Top Tip

If you wanted to you could make this with a big pirate ship instead of little sailing boats.