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No Nasties Water Beads (Multiple Variants)

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Slippery, sensory fun!

The No Nasties Water Beads are a fun sensory toy that promotes learning and development in areas such as fine-motor skills, coordination, exploration, colours, and creativity. Additionally, they're a fun introduction to scientific and mathematical concepts such as absorption and expansion.

These "slippery little suckers" start off as teeny little beads about the size of hundreds and thousands bits, and grow to approximately 150 times their original size once they're soaked in water.

You're only limited by your imagination what you can do with these fun waterbeads, making them a great option for all ages (3 and up!). 

Biodegradable and non-toxic.

Available in: Blue Ocean Play, Green Land Play, Pink Princess Play, Purple Parade, Rainbow Fun, Red Rush, White Whimsy, and Yellow Sunshine

Suitable for 3+ years.

  • Non-toxic, biodegradable water beads
  • Fun sensory toy
  • Small hydrogel that can absorb up to 99.8% of liquid
  • Great for fine-motor skills, coordination, exploration, colours, and creativity
  • Grow by approximately 150x when soaked in water
  • Approximately 500 beads (10g) per package
  • Made from high-quality, 100% non-toxic polymer
  • Packaged in a recyclable soft plastic bag and recyclable cardboard box 
  • Instruction sheet included

These polymer water beads are non-toxic and 100% biodegradable. These should be treated as water and not allowed in contact with moisture-sensitive surfaces or electrical appliances. Do not keep the expanded product in direct sunlight.

The No Nasties Water Beads have been safety tested and we are required to report that waterbeads pose a CHOKING HAZARD, so please supervise children at all times.
Suitable for ages 3+ (not for children under 3 years old).

Do not ingest.

WARNING! Not suitable for children under 3 years, contains small parts.

CHOKING HAZARD - small parts & small balls. 

Keep unexpanded water beads away from children under 6 years as they present an ingestion hazard.

Do not swallow or eat this product or the soaking water.

Do not dispose of water beads down the drain, simply place them in the garden.  Our water beads are biodegradable so simply put them in the garden and cover with some soil - do not place them in fish tanks or waterways.

These water beads are non-toxic, but are not suitable for human or animal consumption - they are not a food product. We recommend washing your hands thoroughly before and after contact and to keep the water beads as clean and hygienic as possible. Rinse off with water mixed with a little hand sanitiser once every few days. 

To grow your waterbeads, simply put them into a large bowl and cover with 5 cups of water and watch them expand over the next 5 or so hours. PRO-TIP - Use warm/hot tap water for faster growth.

Once they have grown, drain away excess water and, voila, you have a bowl of slippery, colourful, bouncy ball fun! 

Colour sorting, water play, counting, colourful playground (in a bowl), pretend cooking, sensory play, fine motor skills, bouncing, rolling, fairy gardens, make a fairy rainbow, in the bath (remember to sieve them out before you let the plug out!)

Sensory play, treasures, bouncing, fairy gardens, dinosaur lands, colour sorting, in the bath (remember to sieve them out before letting the plug out!), great for show and tell.

Full disclaimer - water beads are addictive to play with! In a gorgeous glass bowl on the bench, they are pretty and colourful, and the feel of them is such a stress release. Dip your hand into a bowl of these and they feel amazing!

We recommend washing your hands thoroughly before and after contact and to keep the water beads as clean and hygienic as possible. Rinse off with water mixed with a little hand sanitiser once every few days. 

The No Nasties Waterbeads are biodegradable. Simply put them in your garden when you are finished and cover with soil.

Acrylic polymers 95%
Water 5%

Here's the Quick & Dirty Rundown of Everything You Need to Know for Shipping & Delivery:

  • NZ orders are charged a flat-rate of $8.00 per order (no rural surcharges)
  • International shipping will be calculated at the checkout
  • Generally, orders placed by 12:00 PM on business days are dispatched the same day as ordered, via overnight courier (meaning you should have your gorgeous goodies 1-2 business days after placing your order)
  • 95% of packages are shipped via OVERNIGHT COURIER (Courier Post) as our standard level of service (exceptions are big & bulky items to the North Island)
  • Internationl orders are shipped via NZ Post AirMail or DHL Express (you can select at checkout and delivery timeframes are provided there for each service)
  • We DO NOT charge a rural surcharge (please allow additional days for rural delivery)
  • Please anticipate delays after weekends, holidays and promotional times due to increased order volumes
  • You'll receive a shipping confirmation e-mail when your order ships (these can sometimes end up on Spam or Junk, so please have a look there)
  • Orders are dispatched Monday through Friday (excluding public holidays)

For the full details on all of our shipping information, please pop on over here.


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Returns and Exchanges (The Quick and Dirty):

  • You are welcome to return an item for a refund to the original payment method within 21 days of purchase
  • For purchases made online, the cost to return the item to us will be at the customer's expense (and the original shipping fee is non-refundable)
  • Should you wish to exchange size or colour of an item, we will happily do so as part of our complimentary one-way exchange program (you ship the original item to us at your cost, and we will ship the replacement item to you at no additional shipping charge)
  • Outside of 21 days, items may be exchanged or store credit provided, for up to 90 days
  • Items MUST be returned in perfect, saleable condition, including the packaging (unwashed, unused, unworn - please package carefully so they don't get damaged when shipping back to us)
  • All refunds will be processed via the original payment method, once the product is received by us in saleable condition, within 7 business days
  • In the unlikely event that an item is faulty, please get in touch with us ASAP to chat about next steps (please DO NOT use the item)
  • For further information, please refer to our Refunds & Exchanges page or our FAQs

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