Rainbow Rice Sensory Bags

I Absolutely loveeeeee this idea! Might even try it out tomorrow or this weekend!!!!!

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These easy sensory bags kept my toddler busy for ages… and they look so pretty, too!

If you are playing this game with preschoolers, definitely enlist their help when putting the rice bags together since it’s great scooping practice.

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With my 16 month old, though, I did the set-up solo. Here’s my little helper standing by:

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Scoop 2 cups rice into each of 6 sandwich-size zip-top bags. Pour a little paint into each in all the colors of the rainbow, using red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Seal the bag and shake until the rice is completely covered in the paint.

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It’s then helpful to open back up and squeeze out as much air as possible before resealing. Now you have a sort of rice “brick” for your child to play with. Repeat for the remaining colors.

Veronika couldn’t wait to come see what it was all about. She…

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2 thoughts on “Rainbow Rice Sensory Bags

    • CoffeeMamma

      Thank you for the super easy great idea. I don’t think it was mentioned but do you cook the rice? It looked uncooked and I just want to know for when I try it out myself! I’ll follow up and let you know how she likes it!


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