I’m really not sure if I should ever link up with all of the crafty, talented teachers over at 4th Grade Frolic’s Monday Made It, but if I make anything that can be effectively used, I’m happy!
First, this happened
Step 1 – Gather Ingredients:
rubbing alcohol, white rice, pasta, food coloring
(and coffee, lots of coffee!)
Step 2 – Ugh, this is when I was wondering if this was even going to turn out! I poured one cap full of the alcohol and a few drops of food coloring into a plastic gallon bag. Pour in about 1 cup of rice, seal and shake. Repeat with pasta:
Step 3 – C-A-R-E-F-U-L-L-Y pour out ingredients
onto foil sheets or wax paper:
Have you guessed what I made?!?
I dyed various shapes of pasta and rice to use for sensory activities.
Here’s how I used the pasta to provide some texture to our word family “dive” today:
How many words can YOU find?
This was our first SENSE-ational box coordinated with our literacy intervention block. There will be many more to follow once they are all student-tested and approved. If you’re looking for ways to engage all of your learners, please follow my blog to read more about:
Have a great evening!
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