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Colored Desert

Colored Desert

Make sand art to decorate your room or give to your friends.


  • White sand or salt
  • Measuring cup
  • Jars with lids
  • McCormick® Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye OR McCormick® Assorted NEON! Food Colors & Egg Dye
  • Large clear container


  1. Pour sand or salt into jars with lids.
  2. Add a few drops of food color to each jar and replace lid.
  3. Shake like crazy!
  4. Open the jar and let sand or salt dry overnight.
  5. Pour layers of different colored sand or salt into a decorative jar or vase.

For kids ages 3-12

Prep Time: 5 mins | Dry Time: Overnight

Recipe and photo credit: McCormick

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