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This DIY Rainbow Rice Sensory Toy Is Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

Tilt it slowly and it sounds like rain!

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You probably already have everything you need to create this satisfying sensory toy. When layered into a bottle, you can swirl it, shake it, and carry a rainbow with you everywhere you go!

Rainbow Rice Materials

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What You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups of uncooked white rice

  • Neon food coloring

  • Plastic zip-top bags

  • Paper plates

  • Clear plastic or glass bottle

  • Paper towels

  • Small toy pig (optional)

  • Funnel

  • Glue dots

1. Pour a half cup of rice into a zip-top bag and add five drops of food coloring and close the plastic bag.


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2. Squish the zip-top bag to mix the color into the rice.


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3. Open the zip-top bag and pour the wet rice onto a paper towel to dry.


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Pat the rice dry with a paper towel if necessary.

4. Repeat the process with as many colors as you’d like.


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5. Fill up the bottle by layering colored rice with a funnel.


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6. Attach the toy pig to the top of the bottle with glue dots.


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