Wave Bottle for Toddlers

Shake the soda bottle, and your toddler will be amazed by the glittery waves that are produced.

  • Clean, empty 16-ounce soda bottle with cap
  • Water
  • Food coloring
  • Glitter, sequins, or beads (optional)
  • Baby oil
  • Quick-bonding glue


  1. Fill the clean soda bottle with water to about one-third full.
  2. Add a few drops of food coloring and glitter, sequins, or beads (optional), then fill the rest of the bottle with baby oil.
  3. Glue the cap securely onto the bottle by applying the glue to the inside of the bottle cap and screwing it on.
  4. Your child will enjoy gently shaking the bottle to produce beautiful waves.


Copyright © 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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