Water Beads, Craft-Home Decor-Cooling, 5 grams Dry, Green Light

Pearl Water Beads for Crafts, Home Decor, or Cooling 5 grams Dry (4 Cups Wet)
  • Contents: 5 grams (approximately 500 each) dry water beads.
These Regular size Water beads are 2-2.5mm.
Various size available, approximate sizes are: TINY 1mm, Regular 2mm to 2.5mm, EXTRA LARGE (XL) 4mm up
Hydrating Instructions
Water matters; use distilled water to allow for larger beads, never use HOT water.
For more uniform sized beads avoid water deeper than 1.5 inches.
  • Add 2-1/2 cups of distilled water or 3 cups of tap water to a large, flat container (a baking dish works well).
  • Sprinkle 1 level teaspoon of water beads evenly around the dish (in the water).
  • Wait 5 to 6 hours.
  • To drain off excess water; pour water beads through a strainer or colander (colander/strainer holes MUST be much smaller than the hydrated water beads).
  • It is best not to touch water beads as they hydrate.
  • No need to rinse.
  • Approximate Count: 5 grams = 500 dry water beads
  • Approximate measure: 1 Teaspoon (level) = 4.75 grams
  • Approximate Diameter: Dry 2mm, Wet 9-11mm
  • Approximate Yield: 5 grams Dry = 4 Cups Wet
Clean - Rehydrate - Storage
In time water beads will begin to shrink.
  • First CLEAN by placing them in a colander or strainer and rinse with cold water.
  • If algae has developed on them they will appear cloudy. Add diluted Schultz liquid fertilizer to kill any bacteria and rinse again with cold water.
  • Then REHYDRATE by placing the beads in a large baking dish with 2-3 cups of cold water for 3-4 hours.
  • Remove any excess water (colandar). They are now ready to be used again.
  • or Once they have completely dehydrated they may be stored until you are ready to use them again.
  • Store in a cool, dry place in a recloseable bag.
---------- WARNINGS ----------------
  • Best of kept out of direct sunlight.
  • NOT for consumption (DO NOT EAT) Water beads are not food products, keep them out of the reach of small children as they may become a choking hazard.
  • Do NOT flush down drains. If the product should go down a drain, use straight table salt or rock salt and hot water to flush.
  • Do NOT Freeze
  • Clean up any spills immediately as water and or water beads become slippery when wet.

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