Jackie from Ready.Set.Read! emailed me this fabulous idea that her baby loves and I couldn’t wait to try it!
To make a sensory water bag, simply fill up a ziplock with little items and water. I used a lid, beads, pieces of straws, a toy lizard, foam letter stickers, and pom poms. Then, tape off all sides to make sure it doesn’t leak. I used packaging tape. If you have a food sealer, use that.
The sensory water bag is great for visual tracking during tummy time or even to experiment with once they learn to sit up. It’s also a neat spin on the I-Spy Bottle for toddlers and preschoolers.
N loved squashing everything around and it kept her attention. The bag was just heavy enough that she couldn’t pick it up and put it in her mouth, but it didn’t stop her from trying of course.
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Wednesday 3rd of June 2015
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Saturday 6th of October 2012
I think I am going to try this with objects for fall like leaves, pine cones and maybe color the water to make a seasonal sensory bag. Thanks for the inspiration!
Friday 22nd of June 2012
Love this! I've used it before but put hair gel (the cheap kind from the dollar store) instead of water. It has a slightly different texture & adds a little more visual input. You obviously just have to make sure it's sealed really good.
Friday 3rd of September 2010
Another great idea. I think my toddler would find a way to open it, even double bagged and sealed.
Friday 13th of August 2010
This is a great idea, will definitely be having a go.