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How many water beads does it take to fill a...

How many water beads does it take to fill a...

The number of water beads you need to fill your desired area depends on the size of your water beads and the area which is being filled. The standard water bead size is between 9 and 11mm after growing (with 10mm being the average), and this is the size that we will use in this article. If you're using different sized water beads then you will have to estimate the number you...

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How do I dispose of water beads safely?

How do I dispose of water beads safely?

If you've got too many water beads on your hands then follow our tips to dispose of them in a responsible manner: The most important thing you should NOT DO is put them down the drain. If you do this then they will be taken out into the environment (and possibly even out to sea where they'll be mistaken for food by fish). Instead, it's best to dry the beads out for use...

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Are water beads the same as Orbeez®?

Are water beads the same as Orbeez®?

The short answer is yes, water beads are the same as Orbeez. Orbeez is simply the registered trademark for the product, and water beads are the generic version. Both are made from a super absorbent polymer which expands multiple times its original size when exposed to water. Other names that water beads go by are: water crystals water balls gel balls crystal balls magic beads hydrogel water marbles crystal soil magic...

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Are water beads safe for children?

Are water beads safe for children?

The water beads we sell are perfectly safe for ages 4 and above if used as directed. Only allow children aged 4+ to play with them. Keep an eye on your children when they are playing. Do not allow children access to dry water beads. Our water beads are non-toxic, will not break down in the digestive tract, and won't stick together. Most importantly, our water beads only grow to...

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