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Sensory Bottles Rainbow Activity For Kids

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Sensory Bottles Rainbow Activity For Kids

Sensory bottles and sensory jars are super fun for little ones. Today we have a fantastic and fun rainbow sensory jar activity idea that little ones will love. Sensory activities are always popular in preschool and Kindergarten and can help children to learn through play. This activity uses rainbows and rice and the lid needs to stay sealed for younger children.

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What You Need To Make This Sensory Bottle

White Rice , 1.5 cups, uncooked

Hand Sanitizer, 1 tablespoon

A plastic zipper seal bag

Rainbow printed felt

Scissors

Glow in the dark pigment,  1 to 2 grams I used aqua blue

A clear jar with lid

rainbow bar sensory bottle or sensory jar idea!

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Let’s Make Our Sensory Bottle

To make the glow in the dark rice:

Add the uncooked white rice to a zipper seal bag.

Add the hand sanitizer and shake it up until the rice is coated.

Add 1 to 2 grams of glow in the dark pigment and shake until the rice is coated and colourful.

Pour onto a paper plate or napkin and allow to dry for 1 hour.

rainbow bar sensory bottle or sensory jar idea!

 

To create the Sensory bottle

Trim several rainbows from the printed felt.

rainbow bar sensory bottle or sensory jar idea!

Add ¼ cup of rice to the bottle or jar

rainbow bar sensory bottle or sensory jar idea!

Begin placing your rainbows in the bottle, slowly adding the glow in the dark rice. Add additional rainbows as the bottle fills with rice.

rainbow bar sensory bottle or sensory jar idea!

You can secure the lid with school glue to keep the contents from being spilled if desired.

 

 

To make the rice glow in the dark, be sure to allow it to sit in the sun for a little while to “charge” or you can invest in a small blacklight flashlight.

 

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