Explore space from the comfort of your house with our Outer Space Exploration Sensory Bin! You can find all these items in your kitchen and recycling bins- make as many stars, planets and rockets as you want!
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- A pan (or large flat container)
- Uncooked rice (enough time fill container)
- Silicone bag (ziplock or paper work too)
- Cardboard tube or toilet paper roll
Step 1: Pour rice into baggie with a couple drops of food coloring and shake
Step 2: Let dry for about 10-20 minutes then pour into your pan and spread evenly
Step 3: Cut out fun shapes like planets and stars out of your cardboard and color with oil pastels and markers
Step 4: Using a cardboard tube, flatten the tube and cut the top two corners to make a point
Step 5: Puff out the tube again and add wings to either side to create a spaceship
Step 6: Place your stars, comets, spaceships, and all of your creations into the pan along with some optional space figurines and play!