Winter Sensory Tray

Winter Sensory Tray

Enjoy a wintery twist on a classic sensory bin!

Materials

  • a tray, preferably white
  • white glitter
  • white table salt
Optional: a stick, pencil, or other writing tool

Directions

Mix the salt and glitter and sprinkle on the tray, covering it completely. Encourage your child to write or draw in the mixture, and then smooth it out to reset!

Early Literacy Tip

This activity stimulates the child’s imagination and encourages their growth with a hands-on experience. It can also help develop pre-writing skills, and allows elementary age children a chance to practice writing in a fun and nurturing environment.

Read More

I Love Letters!: More than 200 Quick and Easy Activities to Introduce Young Children to Letters and Literacy by Jean R. Feldman and Holly Karapetkova

The Snow Lion by Jim Helmore and Richard Jones

Best in Snow by April Pulley Sayre

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