Rice is a wonderful sensory play item for children of all ages. It's smooth texture allows it to flow freely between little fingers and through funnel toys. Adding loose lavender buds to your rice produces a natural calming effect. To add an extra level to your rice, you can dye it. If you choose to not use food coloring, simply add the loose lavender to the rice and disregard the rest of these instructions. Add measuring cups, funnels, and different age appropriate toys to help them learn while playing!
-16 oz Loose Lavender Buds
-8 Cups Uncooked Rice
-1 Tsp Vinegar
Place your rice in a large mixing bowl
Add one teaspoon vinegar to the rice.
Add food dye to the rice.
Carefully mix the ingredients until all of the rice is covered.
Spread the rice out to dry.
Once completely dry, add your dried lavender buds.