Waves In A Bottle

By: Pawel P from DIY Projects - Step by Step
Waves In A Bottle
Waves In A Bottle

Replicate the motion of the ocean with this quick and easy DIY kids craft. The Waves In a Bottle Craft is a very relaxing and easy to make homemade toy for kids of all ages.

From the designer: "The toy is made from: - bottle - water (with color) - baby olive/oil (transparent) Making ocean is really simple ;-) Just pour the water to the cup, mix it with the paint and then pour mixture to the bottle. Now pour the baby oil to the bottle and close it very good to avoid any leaking during play. That's all. It was really easy. Now turn the bottle and watch how waves are emerging."

Estimated CostUnder $10

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniqueMixed Media


Age GroupToddlers, Preschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School

Materials List

  • Bottle
  • Water
  • Dye/color
  • Transparent white oil/olive


NotesYou can watch how the toy works on the video.

This is really amusing and relaxing thing to play with - ocean in the bottle. You can watch how waves are created.

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