The Dry Aquarium Activity

Dry Aquarium Activity

The Dry Aquarium by TeachEzy

Create this dry aquarium with the kids. Great for a parent gift, ocean studies or World Ocean Day.

You will need: rice (a large bag so look for a cheap bulk buy), yellow food colouring, blue food colouring, TeachEzy's Free printouts, jars (we used vegemite and coffee jars), scissors and glue.

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Print out the free printouts on TeachEzy K-6 or Early Childhood under FREEBIES.

AQUARIUM PRINTS

Colour the rice with food colouring. You will need yellow for sand and blue for water.

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Cut out the fish, eel and coral. Dab a little glue on the front of each picture to stick to the inside of the jar. Don't put too much glue on...just a dab.

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Once you are happy with the pictures in the jar. Add yellow rice for the sand and then top with blue rice.

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Make sure you fill the jar so kids can't shake it and mix up all the rice...put lid on.

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Finished!!  Don't forget to tape the lids if you don't want rice everywhere. I forgot!

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