rainbow rice - how to colour vibrant rice for play
Colored Rice for a Sensory Bin: Pour a cup of rice into an empty margarine container or a Ziploc bag. Then add a few drops of food coloring. Drizzle a 1/2 tsp of vinegar over the rice. Pop the lid on your container, and shake the heck out of it. Remove lid, and pour onto newspaper to dry.
This is such a fun idea. It's a daily calendar that can be reused each year and gets better the longer you use it. Each day you write the year and something that happened that day like, "(Child's name) took her first steps." Imagine how neat it would be in 10 years.