Colored Sand Find and Seek Party Jars

colored sand for kids


Small plastic jars (these are baby food)

½ lb ACTÍVA Colored sand bags in various colors

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Tiny objects to search for:  a paper clip, tack, kernel of corn, a bead, penny,

rubber band, you get the idea…

Spray paint



 Paint all the lids with silver spray paint.

krylon sparay paint silver

Place objects into jars and fill half way with sand.  Shake. 

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 Fill with sand until it is approximately ¾” from the top---this

leaves enough room for sand and objects to move about. 

When it doubt, test it to make sure you can find all the objects.

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Now, to be safe, it’s a good idea to glue on the lids

(or have someone super strong tighten them!).

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Make a list of all the tiny objects with check boxes next to the list or have

paper and pencil where party-goers can write down what they find.

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Designed by Candie Cooper

Activa Products

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