Components of Blood

In this craft activity you can make a sensory jar that contains materials to represent the components in our blood. Kids will love learning about the components of blood with this fun and memorable activity 

Components of Blood

Skill Level


Time to Make

15 minutes. Adult supervision needed

Adult Supervision Needed


How to Make

  1. Print out the label and punch a hole into it.
  2. Thread a string through it and place to one side.
  3. Take your empty jar and add some red beads, some white beads, and some sequins.
  4. Fill the jar half full of water.
  5. Add a good squirt of red glitter glue and some red food colouring.
  6. Close the jar and shake to mix.
  7. Open the jar and top up with water or if you feel you need to add any more of the components.
  8. Ask and adult to screw thew lid on tightly.
  9. Tie your label around the jar.
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Top Tip

The more glue you add the slower the beads and glitter will move as you shake it.