What you’ll need
- Empty 2-liter soda bottle or other large plastic bottle with a secure lid
- Vegetable or canola oil
- Blue food coloring (optional)
Ask About Today
Who lives in the ocean?
est. 50 min
There’s a whole world underwater. Learn all about what’s down there in this episode of Wild Kratts.
est. 30 min
Ocean In a Bottle
Make your own ocean waves.
Fill a plastic bottle 1/3 with water and add a few drops of food coloring, and secure the top. Let your camper shake the bottle to mix it up, then fill the rest of the bottle with oil.
Shake your ocean in a bottle to make bubbles and waves. Add your creatures to the bottle and watch them swim and float.
est. 10 min
Oceans! Waves for All
"Dude, I’m the ocean!" Meet the ocean and learn all about waves in this story by Stacy McAnulty, with pictures by David Litchfield.
est. 5 min
Move Like the Waves
But don’t get washed away! Try these underwater poses.