Once the balloons are full of water the sequins and glitter will float around similar to a snow globe. If they break there is no harm it’s only fun!


  • 1 Pack of balloons (small water or large)
  • 1 Pack of sequins
  • 1 Tub of glitter
  • 1 Funnel


  1. Open up your packets of balloons, sequins and glitter. For easier play organise them into small bowls or trays.
  2. Take your funnel and put the balloon over the end. Have your children choose glitter and sequins of their choice and put in the funnel.
  3. Once filled to the child's desire with glitter/sequins fill the balloon up with water.
  4. Enjoy watching your children play with the balloons!

Notes... For extra engagement you can freeze the balloons and give your kids some plastic tools to chip away or play with the round frozen bubble until it melts. We have also filled balloons up with other balloons which created some giggles.

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  • My little one loves shiny sparkly things so this is going to be fun.


  • A really wonderful idea! Thank you so much.


  • This is such a great idea. I think both of my little ones would enjoy this very much.


  • lots of fun especially for a rainy day in the bathtub!


  • Thanks for sharing this is a great idea


  • Balloons can be used for so many fun things, I find new ones all the time


  • Great idea that can be used over and over again


  • Great idea. Thank you for sharing. Kids would have lots of fun with this project.


  • good idea for party and fun to do with kids.


  • Some GREAT holiday fun for my boys so glad I seen this!


  • This looks like some fun for the school holidays, thank you :)


  • This looks like most kids would love it. Thanks for the idea


  • My kids would love this


  • This looks like so much fun!


  • Ah my son loves balloons, what a great way for different play! Might try this at his bday party tomorrow.

    • Great idea for Birthday’s or just to play around


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