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Water Beads

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Water beads are super absorbent and can expand to 10 times their original size. Originally meant for flower arrangement, these polymers are just as educational as they are beautiful. Water beads can be used for sensory play, developing fine motor skills, colour recognition, creative development and, of course, understanding Science.

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The small beads absorb 99.8% of liquid. Watch them grow and grow and grow. Whilst water beads are reusable, once you are finished they are also biodegradable.

Get creative with the squishy balls of hydrogel and find endless ways to play. Add the clear beads to a larger tub of water and watch them disappear. Play with your expanded water beads on top of a water-proof light box for a visual delight.  What if the water beads were frozen? Or what would happen if they absorbed tonic water rather than regular water?

Water beads are fun, educational and stunning; great for home décor, sensory play or some crafty fun!

Whilst the Water Beads are Non-Toxic and biodegradable, they do present a choking hazard. Water Beads should be treated as water and not allowed in contact with moisture sensitive surfaces or electrical appliances.  Do not keep expanded product in direct sunlight. Do not dispose of water beads down the drain.

Warning: Keep un-expanded Water Beads away from children under 6 years. Keep out of reach of children under 3 years at all times – may present a choking hazard. Do not swallow or eat this product. Do not consume any discarded water.

Un-expanded small bead size: approx. 3mm

Un-expanded large bead size: approx. 12mm

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    Small Clear, Large Clear, Small Rainbow, Large Rainbow
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