Such a simple and colorful Spring flower sensory bottle perfect for sensory play with babies and toddlers. Perler beads and silk flowers make this beautiful.
Sensory bottles make excellent activities for babies and toddlers. They are a mess-free way to engage in sensory play with this age group, while still stimulating senses such as sight, touch and sound.
Spring Flower Sensory Bottle
This Spring flower sensory bottle is beautiful to look at, and fun to listen to. The sound of the beads falling around the plastic bottle sounds a bit like rain on the windows. Additionally, toddlers will love to shake this one around, making music!
What you need to make the Spring flower sensory bottle:
Empty plastic bottle (Voss water bottles are great)
Colorful perler beads
Hot glue (optional
How to Make the Flower Sensory Bottle
Wash and dry the plastic bottle before use.
Using a funnel, pour the perler beads into the empty bottle. Fill about halfway with the beads so that there is plenty of room to move about the bottle, this will create a fun sound for little ones.
Add the flower confetti and shake to mix. To the top of the beads, place some silk flowers.
Secure the top of the bottle by hot glueing the cap so that they small beads don’t fall out posing a choking hazard for babies.
Kids can roll this around or shake it up, either way, it’s such a fun sensory activity for kids!
To Use the Flower Sensory Bottle with Older Kids
This is such a fun sensory bottle for babies, but older kids love sensory bottles as well! These make excellent calming tools for older children.
Watching beads or items fall around a bottle can have a mesmerizing and calming effect. Included in our calm down area are sensory bottles of all types, and it’s always a first choice for my kids.
In addition to being used as a calming tool, they can be fun for a game of I-Spy. Children can shake the bottle and inspect the contents to find hidden objects.
With this sensory bottle, kids can shake the bottle, and hunt for the flower confetti, counting the number and color of flowers found with each shake.
Have so much fun with this Spring sensory bottle perfect for kids!