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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 ORMcCormick® Assorted NEON! Food Colors & Egg Dye

Large clear container



    Pour sand or salt into jars with lids.

    Add a few drops of food color to each jar and replace lid.

    Shake like crazy!

    Open the jar and let sand or salt dry overnight.

    Pour layers of different colored sand or salt into a decorative jar or vase.

    For kids ages 3-12

    Prep Time: 5 minutes

    Dry Time: Overnight

    Recipe and photo credit: McCormick. logo

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