How to Keep Your Orbeez Hydrated

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When you spend time outside in the hot weather, you lose water quickly. That’s why it’s so important to stay hydrated. Orbeez are like the human body. They require a lot of water to stay in top condition. Orbeez absorb more than 100 times their original volume in water. That’s why they are so much fun! They feel squishy because they hold a lot of water.

Orbeez will dry out over time if they are left in an open container. If they sit out in the sun, they will dry out and shrink in less than a day.

We recommend storing your Orbeez in an airtight container out of the sun. A plastic food storage container with a lid that seals works well. Our Orbeez Stack ‘Ems toy includes colorful containers with lids for display and storage. Orbeez will stay round and squishy for weeks when stored properly.

If your Orbeez dry out, just add some water and give them time to rehydrate.

Also, we do recommend using clean drinking water, and bottled water for best results. Make sure you use cold or warm water, not hot or boiling.

What would you do with Orbeez? We would love to hear your comments and suggestions. Please send us your best ideas, photos and videos. We’ll feature some of our favorites on this blog, on Facebook, or even in a new activity booklet included with every Orbeez activity toy product! Please share your ideas here.

3 Responses to «How to Keep Your Orbeez Hydrated»

  1. November 06, 2010 at 10:58 am, Alia said:

    Why do you recommend using bottled water to hydrate Orbeez?

    • March 18, 2011 at 5:16 pm, Orbeezblog said:

      You don’t have to use bottled water. Just make sure the water is clean. The purer the water the larger they grow.

  2. December 02, 2010 at 4:18 pm, blah blah said:

    can i have free orbeez

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