Art & Creation
Best suited for
Individuals, Small groups
With this hands-on activity, you can make your very own ocean in a bowl! Using hydrophobic sand, you will make colorful coral reefs and add special ocean touches throughout the summer and beyond.
Skills & Benefits
Experience different materials such as hydrophobic sand
Explore your creativity by making your own coral reef design
Safety & More
May need a drop cloth if you are painting with younger children.
For this activity tempera is recommended for paints.
Paint is non-toxic, but it is advised to keep away from the eyes and mouth.
It typically will wash out of clothing before it dries, but it could stain clothes. Dress in 'paint' clothes or use a smock/apron.
Use non-toxic paints, gels, glosses, etc.
If you are using a hot glue gun you may need parental support.