Baby's First Aquarium

User Rating Would you like to rate this activity?

Recommend for: Cognitive, Fine Motor, Baby, Toddler, Preschooler,

Categories: Art and Craft,Sensory,Baby Play

Summary: Babies are amused and interested in pretty much everything they see. Why not make them a colourful aquarium with which they can play safely? It utilises their observation skills, thus developing their sense of touch, listening and fine motor skills.


  • 1 large plastic bottle (clear, about 2 litres)
  • Kitchen sponges
  • Water
  • Food colour (any)
  • Glitter
  • Electrical tape
  • Scissors
  • Detergent


  • Cut fish shapes out of sponges and push into the bottle
  • Add water till the bottle is about half full
  • Add a squirt of detergent
  • Add a little colour and glitter to make it sparkle
  • Secure the lid with tape


There's no review / rating for this activity yet

Playgroup of the Month

Click here to find out More + Featured Activities

Beaumont Hills Little Buddies Mandarin Playgroup meets every Monday from 10am to 12pm with a wide range of fun activities laid out for the day. The aim of this playgroup is to provide a friendly, Mandarin speaking environment for all parents, carers and children in the area.

Playgroups looking for you

Click here to find out More + Featured Activities

Check out our Playgroups who are looking for families to join them.

Play Activities

Click here to find out More + Featured Activities

Children love playing with balls of all shapes and sizes. And with good reason: balls are great for group play, organised sports or just playing by yourself. They are also suitable for a variety of age groups (from babies to children and even adults).

Featured Article

Click here to find out More + Featured Activities

Mothercraft nurse, Chris Minogue, answers one of Kinderling Radio listener’s question on how to keep their child safe on the ground.

Looking for a Playgroup?

Find PlaygroupSearch Now!

Supported By