I found this play idea over on a good friends Blog, if your looking for lots of Arts and Craft and play ideas for Toddlers please do look over at Cerys’ Blog Rainy Day Mum.
I hadn’t seen Water Beads before so was very keen to try them out with Emmy. They are actually Water Beads used for floristry and flower arranging however make a great mess free play activity – mess free always go down well so I ordered 3 bags of beads.
I was very surprised when they arrived as I actually had no idea what to expect:
To make these work you need to add them to 2 pints of water and leave soaking for 6 hours.
You then drain the excess water from them and they are ready to use. I dried them off a little with some kitchen roll but it isn’t necessary.
I then put out some toy cups, plates and spoons for Emmy and she spent well over an hour playing with the Beads.
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