Beach Sensory Play

Beach Sensory Play

Beach Sensory Play

This sensory activity is the perfect under-waster adventure for any little one that want's to take the plunge!

What you need

  • Cheerio’s
  • Tapioca pearls 
  • Food colouring
  • Shells or sea toys (optional)

 What to do

  1. Blend the Cheerio’s as much as possible.
  2. Add the tapioca pearls to a bowl and cover them with water.
  3. Add the food colouring and leave them to soak for half an hour.
  4. Place them on a towel so it soaks off the excess water.
  5. Place the Cheerio’s on one side to create the ‘sand’ and the tapioca pearls on the other side to create the ‘sea’.
  6. If you have some shells or toys place them onto the sand/sea.

What kind of learning opportunities does this craft provide?

  • Sensory / tactile learning
  • Science (the mixing of materials and nature exploration)

  • Fine motor skills

  • Cooperative learning

  • Imaginative play


Idea and 📸: @funwith.florence