G has been having a blast with her sensory boxes, but it was time to switch them up! I decided to make a beach box and a princess box for her.
Here's what I used for the beach sensory bin:
For the princess box, I decided to try my hand at dying the rice purple! I put 1 bag of rice from the dollar store into a large ziploc bag. Then added 1 tablespoon white vinegar and 20 drops red food dye and 20 drops blue food dye. Zip and shake until the rice is coated evenly. I laid it on a sheet pan to dry. It's a little stinky so I put it outside and it dried in about 2-3 hours.
Here's what I used for the princess sensory bin:
G loved the changes!
Colleen is a former Kindergarten teacher and early childhood educator turned stay-at-home mommy. She's an educational consultant with Usborne Books & More and has a passion for literacy and early childhood education! She enjoys reading and spending time with her toddler, G.
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