Color Mixing Sensory Play

This week we’re reading Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and playing with colors! It’s a great time to pull out the water droppers, or their giant counterpart, the turkey baster. 


  • Tub
  • Water
  • Food Coloring
  • Clear Cups or clear/white bowls
  • Water droppers or Turkey Basters

Set Up:

  1. Place 3 cups of water in the large tub. Use food coloring to make one red, one yellow, and one blue.
  2. Add several more empty cups & the droppers or turkey basters to allow for color mixing! Let the sensory fun begin!

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Author: Tawni

Tawni is a former special education teacher, now stay-at-home momma. She spends her days reading, cooking with lots of cheese, listening to professional choral music, and tickling her baby boy, Cy. She lives with her husband and son in Utah.

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