So we're studying geology in school this semester and I thought these chocolate rocks would be a hit. I was right.
I added some colored paper to an old cardboard scrapbooking-supply-bin and gave Bruce his bin of vehicle manipulatives and he went right to work sorting them into the colored bins. It was fun to dump them into the wrong color and have him calmly "fix" it.
It wouldn't be a complete blog post without overwhelming you with photos of some of the sensory bins we had this month -- since our "theme" is Spring and Colors they involved a lot of colored items:
Water beads are messy. But they are so fun. So I tried again (I swore I'd never buy them again a year ago). Yeah, it happened again. Dean chopped them up with spoons and they got stuck in the grooves of the wood floor. There won't be a next time, but if there is, I'll lay down a sheet first. :)