Back to School Sensory Rice
Let’s talk about school spirit! What are your child’s school colors? At Playgarden Prep, our school colors are orange and green. Just because your child attends preschool online doesn’t mean that they should miss out on all the back to school fun!
After I created the orange and green rice, I searched my collection of recycled materials. I set up a paper towel roll, funnel, Learning Resources “Handy Scooper,” and orange and green bubble bottles. There is no right or wrong way to set up a sensory table. Have fun with it! Start with fewer materials and let your child lead play. This project is a great way to get started with incorporating hands-on play into your child’s experience with preschool online.
- Sensory exploration
- Begin by placing 2 cups of dried rice into a plastic bag.
- Add two squirts of hand sanitizer and 3-5 drops of color dye. Add a little at a time; you can always add more color to make it brighter.
- Give it a good shake!
- Spread out paper towels or parchment paper on the trays and place the rice on the tray.
- Spread the rice out so it has space to dry. Do not pile it too thick, or it wont dry properly.
Tips with Miss Charlotte
When doing preschool online, it’s important to incorporate lots of hands-on activities; these types of crafts are essential for early learning! Did you know that Playgarden Prep Online‘s Play & Learn plan includes weekly DIY activities that go along with your weekly lessons? There are so many fun ways to learn together as a family. Join our preschool online community to take advantage of these hands-on activities, all created by certified teachers.
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