I LOVE sensory play! It is so much fun for my daughter and myself. Pouring, scooping, piling, and more – all the fun fine motor movements are tested and challenged in a fun and healthy learning environment.
Enjoy this week’s round-up of RICE PLAY!
Your rice is out, but how to dye it? Follow these clear instructions for bright and colorful rice.
Take a look at an intro to rice play, here is a post depicting the general set up for good rice play.
Prompt kids to play with these simple things you likely already have in your house.
Try making a color coordinating tub of fun fine motor themed play equipment.
Glowing RICE??? Yes Please!
Plant a special garden in your colored rice.
Use rice as a prop in small world play, this farm world makes great use of it.
Rice is also nice for early learning of math skills.
There are even clever ideas for babies – sensory rice bottles 🙂
If you have an itching for more RICE PLAY check out Powerful Mothering’s Rice Play: 25+ Learn & Play Ideas for Colored Rice.
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Check out this week’s activities here:
Colorful Ice and Salt Experiment from Powerful Mothering
Develop Fine Motor Skills and DIY Math Construction Game from Little Bins for Little Hands
Butterfly Magnet Maze from Lalymom