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How To Make Coloured Magic Sand Party Favours/Ideas For Kids Birthday Parties

Coloured Magic Sand

It’s so quick and Easy to Make Coloured sand. At my daughters rainbow birthday party the kids thoroughly enjoyed making a wide rage of colours in just a few minutes. I had everything ready to go so I was not running in and out of the house as this always leads to young children losing  interest. We used the coloured sand to make take home magic rainbow party favours in tiny glass bottles that I picked up from the two dollar shop.

STEP 1: With small Ice Cream/yoghurt Containers, plastic pots or Zip Lock up bags divide the sand into each container/or lock up bag.


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How To Make Coloured Sand

🔵Put 5 heaped spoons of slightly damp sand into your bag. (Damp sand takes on the colour better than dry sand.)

🔴Add 1 spoon of powder paint.

🔵Seal your Ziplock bag and shake like crazy to thoroughly mix the sand and the paint. The children love doing this bit!
You’ll see the sand has turned a fantastic colour.

🔵Now just leave your bag open or spread the sand out on a tray to dry for a few hours. When the sand is wet the colour may transfer to your hands.

Ideas For Using The Sand

You can make lots of different colours then grab yourself some black cardboard and PVA glue, get the kids to make some swirly designs or a happy face etc with the  glue on the cardboard, then get them to put various coloured sand onto their design. Once done get the kids or maybe a adult to shake off the excess sand so that the sand only covers the design they have done. Let it dry and wella you have a beautiful creation for them to take home and stick up on their wall. They are also great for using as future birthday cards for kids birthday parties they may get invited to. 
Sand Art Image

Canvas Art Images

Or to  make it extra special purchase some from the dollar store you can even get one’s with pre designs. 
sand art on canvas

Coloured Sand Favours

You can use coloured sand in a mini bottle and put them in the kids take home party bags. Or use them  as a party activity. 
It’s so quick and easy to make Coloured Sand. My children thoroughly enjoyed making a wide range of colours in just minutes.  This is a great activity for a play date, rainy day or a birthday party.
Rainbow Sand Favours

Sand In Bottle

Coloured Sand in A bottle, can get some fancy one’s from a craft store or just use  some recycled.
Sand Art In Bottle
You can use coloured sand in a mini bottle and put them in the kids take home party bags. Or use them  as a party activity.
It’s so quick and easy to make Coloured Sand. My children thoroughly enjoyed making a wide range of colours in just minutes.  This is a great activity for a play date, rainy day or a birthday party.

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kids party bag ideas Australia


Kids Party Bags Australia, Australia is starting to Follow in the trends of the U.S.A and the U.K in terms of kids birthday parties, and one of the growing trends and I guess pressure on parents today when it comes to putting on a party for their child is sending each child home with a fantastic party bag. I have often said before that kids take home loot bags are now more like a take home show bag that we used to get once a year at the Easter Show. Kids expect so much more these days and in part we are as parents a little bit responsible as we want our children to have the best of everything and make sure that our child does not have less than his or her friends. And we it comes to our children’s birthday parties we want to make a lasting impression on our children’s friends and their parents and one way we can do this is by sending each child home with a fantastic party bag.

If we are clever we can send each child home from the party with a party bag that looks awesome but has not cost us a month’s wage to put together. One thing I have noticed as a seller of kids party bags is that the party bags like everything else have tripled in size and complexity. The days of a small plastic bag with a clown on the front and a few sweets and a party horn and balloon if you were really lucky that we got as kids no longer exist. These days there large paper party bags in a variety of gorgeous colours and designs, there are party treat boxes, party cups and party lolly bags that match the theme of the particular party. So the first thing you need to decide when putting the party loot bags together for your child’s birthday party is what are you going to go with a bag, box or cup and what size. Depending on what party favours you are going to include will determine what bag you will need to go with. I would recommend getting the bags first then get your party favours as then you can make sure you do not get any birthday party favours that will be too large or too small for the particular party bag that you have chosen. I have learnt this from feedback from my customers. I would also recommend buying some bulky fillers to fill the larger size bags and boxes up with such as healthy bags of pre made popcorn which can be purchased very cheaply from kmart, you can also go with some of the larger party favours which we sell here at One Stop Kids Party Shop such as our smiley face paddle ball games, whoopie cushions, bangles, glow wand sticks, Erasers we currently have some fantastic Angry birds Erasers, sticker sheets, star shaped glasses and lots of other fantastic budget friendly yet good quality party favours.

Party bags are so much fun, they are a fun activity for you and your child to put together in the lead up to the birthday party and they make a wonderful party table decoration, kids just love looking at the party bags and thinking how they are going to get to take one home at the end of the birthday party celebration. If your child is a little bit older you can purchase some of our gorgeous party bag gift tags and get your child to write a personal message to each of their friends that have helped them to celebrate their special day.

If you are very time deprived like a lot of us Aussie Mums that are trying to juggle kids, works, househould, exercise and husbands then you can a lways get one of our very helpful team members here at One Stop Kids Party Shop to put the party bags together for you. If you provide us with a budget per bag we can give you examples of what we can create for you for each child using your budget.

Anyway enough said come on into One Stop Kids Party Shop and check out our great selection of Kids Party Bags Australia, and kids party favours for yourself.

Fantastic Selection of Kids Party Favours.
30 Neon Mix Paper Party Bags

Party Cup Lego Plastic Souvenir Cup – Each


8 Lime Green treat boxes


8 Coloured Rainbow Treat Boxes