Saturday, August 17, 2019

How to Dye Sensory Materials (So You Can Make Epic Rainbow Sensory Bins for Kids!)

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Learn how to dye sensory materials, from chickpeas and beans to pasta and rice, with this collection of rainbow dyed sensory bin ideas for kids.

In my sensory stash, you'll find rainbow oats, rainbow rice, and rainbow boats.

Okay not really boats, but I wanted to rhyme, okay? 

Don't judge me for being so poetic.

But seriously, rainbow sensory bins are like the best. They're colorful, happy, and oh so inviting. The kids can't help but dig their hands in, swirling, scooping, pouring.

And maybe making a big mess on the floor, but it's alright. At least it'll be brightly colored and easy to see on the floor now...right??

Seriously, you're mere minutes away from stepping up your sensory bin game. Ready to find out how to dye different sensory materials for play

Rainbow sensory bin ideas for toddlers and preschoolers

20 Rainbow Dyed Sensory Bin Materials That You Can Make Today!

Here's how to color 20 different sensory bin fillers. Simply click the links to access the full tutorials.

I can almost guarantee that you'll want to dye everything on this list! There's just something so enticing about rainbow dyed sensory bin fillers. I personally find it hard not to play with a rainbow sensory bin myself, never mind the kids.

And it's a good thing that many of these sensory bin fillers last for months (or even years). Make them once. Store them in a zipper seal bag or container. And then you're set to reuse them multiple times.

2. How to Dye Chickpeas (pictured)

3. How to Dye Epsom Salt from Learn Play Imagine (pictured)

4. How to Dye Barley from Sugar, Spice, and Glitter

5. How to Dye Dried Beans from Fun at Home with Kids (pictured)

6. How to Dye Hay from Crayon Box Chronicles

7. How to Dye Corn Kernels from Fun-A-Day!

9. How to Dye Dried Pasta from Buggy & Buddy

10. How to Make Colored Cloud Dough from Powerful Mothering

12. How to Dye Rice from Happy Hooligans

13. How to Make Colored Salt from The Imagination Tree

14. How to Dye Cooked Spaghetti from Fun at Home with Kids

16. How to Make Colored Sand from Nuturestore

17. How to Dye Shredded Paper from The OT Toolbox

18. How to Dye Baking Soda from Happily Ever Mom

20. How to Dye Egg Shells from Powerful Mothering

How to dye sensory materials for play