Sand Rainbows. Try this super simple Kinetic Sand recipe at home. You would be surprised, you probably already have all the ingredients in your pantry. This is a super fun, vibrant activity you can do at home at anytime!


  • 1 cup Baking Soda
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Corn Starch
  • 1 tbsp cream of Tartar
  • 3 tbsp of water, separated
  • Food colouring
  • Medium bowl

Okay, make sure all of your dry ingredients are ready to go before you start your recipe, it will make the process a lot simpler. Firstly start by mixing all your dry ingredients together and then gradually mix in the coloured water bit by bit. You may not need to add in all the water, so have a look at the consistency and decide for yourself! Enjoy making rainbow mountains’ out of your very own taste safe kinetic sand.