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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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What are Water Beads?

What are Water Beads?

Water beads are made from a super absorbent polymer. They begin life as a tiny hard bead but can grow up to 100 times their original size when added to water. They are non-toxic and reusable, yet they do biodegrade over time making them safe for the environment! Water beads go by many different names but are perhaps most commonly known as Orbeez® (which is the trademarked version of the...

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