Video: DIY sensory bottles

This project is recommended for use in children ages 5 and up. This project may contain choking hazards. The CDC reports that children under age 5 are at greatest risk for choking injury. 

How to make sensory bottles

Sensory Bottle
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What you'll need

  • Empty water bottle 
  • Soft Soap Clear Hand Soap 
  • Glitter and décor (optional) 
  • Glue gun and sticks 


  1.  Clean out plastic water bottle 
  2. Pour ¾ cup of soap into the bottle 
  3. Fill remainder of bottle with warm water 
  4. Add decorative items and glitter  
  5. Cap off water bottle and securely close with glue gun 
  6. Shake it up! 

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