3 Easy St. Patrick’s Day DIY Sensory Bottles for Kids

St. Patrick's Day sensory bottle for kids

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate with your little ones, themed sensory bottles are perfect! They’re just clear containers filled with various materials to encourage a non-messy sensory play or regulate emotions. These St. Patrick’s Day DIY sensory bottles are easy to make and fun for all ages. Only a few supplies needed for this art project. I found these cool sensory bottles by A Pocket of Preschool and had to create my own version for the boys. You can make them for your children or students. Check out the directions below to create your own St. Patrick’s DIY Day sensory bottles for the little ones.

DIY Sensory Bottles

Rainbow Sensory Bottle

Supplies:
  • Plastic Bottle with wide mouth (16 oz.)
  • Water
  • Small Pom Poms (assorted rainbow colors)
  • Rainbow Confetti
  • Hot glue with glue sticks or Super Glue
  • Glitter (optional)
Directions:
  1. First, fill the plastic bottle with all of the pom poms. I used one bag that weighed 0.52 oz from Bullseye’s Playground at Target. You can find assorted colors of pom poms from your local craft store.
  2. Add the rainbow confetti into the plastic bottle.
  3. Fill the bottle with water, leaving about 1/4 inch space at the top so there is room to shake.
  4. Finally, hot glue or super glue the cap to the bottle. Shake and enjoy!
DIY Sensory Bottles for St. Patrick's Day
DIY Sensory Bottles

Pot of Gold Sensory Bottle

Supplies:
  • Plastic Bottle with wide mouth (16 oz.)
  • Clear Tacky Glue (4 oz.)
  • Gold Sequins
  • Hot Water
  • Gold Glitter
  • Hot glue or Super Glue
  • Gold Coins (confetti or plastic)
Directions:
  1. Fill the plastic bottle halfway with warm water.
  2. Add 4 oz of clear tacky glue to the plastic bottle.
  3. Tighten the cap back onto the bottle and shake until the glue and water are thoroughly mixed.
  4. Remove the cap then add the gold sequins, glitter and coins into the plastic bottle.
  5. Fill to the top with water, leaving about 1/4 inch space so there is room to shake.
  6. Finally, hot glue or super glue the cap to the plastic bottle. Shake and enjoy!
DIY Sensory Bottles
DIY Sensory Bottles
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Shamrock Green Sensory Bottle

Supplies:
  • Plastic Bottle with wide mouth (16 oz.)
  • Clear Tacky Glue (4 oz.)
  • Hot Water
  • Green Glitter (fine or chunky)
  • Shamrock Confetti
  • Small Green Pom Poms
  • Green Beads (cut from a necklace)
Directions:
  1. Fill the bottle halfway with hot water.
  2. Add all 4 oz of clear tacky glue to the bottle.
  3. Tighten the cap back onto the bottle and shake until the glue and water are thoroughly mixed.
  4. Remove the cap then add the green glitter, shamrock confetti, green pom poms and green beads into the bottle. I used beads from the Gasparilla Children’s Parade. You can purchase some from a party store, Walmart or Dollar Tree.
  5. Fill to the top with water, leaving about 1/4 inch space so there is room to shake.
  6. Finally, hot glue or super glue the cap to the bottle. Shake and enjoy!
sensory bottle for kids
DIY Sensory Bottles
Visit my other blog posts for more ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Your kids will love this leprechaun trap or these leprechaun binoculars.

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