I have mentioned before that I am back at work with the toddlers and with them, sensory activities are so important! For that reason, I like to change out the sensory tub weekly and this is one that they had fun with last week. I used some green peas (I think that is what they are) that we had on hand but what I thought was pretty clever was the scoops I put together with some tubes that we had on hand, check it out!
I was trying to work with what I have on hand a the school, because that is was teachers do, and these recycled scoops were perfect for the kids! I just cut a paper towel tube (I am anti toilet paper tubes, just a little too gross in my opinion) in thirds and then cut a portion out of one side. It was super simple but perfect for the job and very easy for the little ones to hold.
They had a blast scooping the green peas into the metal muffin tin and it made almost a rain stick like sound as they did it which was a pretty cool bonus.
What clever way do you use paper towel tubes??