How To Make A Fun Aquarium In A Jar At Home

Updated: Nov 19

Have you been dreaming of getting a pet fish but you don’t want all the fuss of looking after it?


Join us today making an at-home aquarium!


This is a super-easy DIY art-and-craft activity that can be ready in under 15 minutes.


To get started, you’ll need a few pieces of equipment.


What you’ll need:

  • Jar

  • Food colouring

  • Water

  • Glue/glycerin

  • Glitter

  • Stones/gravel

  • Plastic leaves

  • Plastic sea animals


Get creative with the colours and the animals - you can even decorate the outside of the jar once you’re done!


Here’s how:


1. Fill your jar with water

2. Add 1 small drop food colouring

3. Add about 2 tbsp glue/glycerin

4. Sprinkle in a little bit of glitter

5. Put the lid on and shake!

6. Place your rocks, leaves and creatures in the jar to create a cute scene


All done!


Tell us in the comments how your creation turned out. Feel free to share your tips and tricks for creating a fun aquarium!


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