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Hello, everybody!

The Sakura Tree will show you how to make an easy and super cool box with coloured sensory ribbons using wooden rings. I have done this activity with babies I have taken care of and they have absolutely loved it!. Let’s start!

Instructions: 

1) Cut several different coloured ribbons of about 80 cm in length. 

2) Insert the ribbon into the wooden ring and tie it in the middle.

3) Put all the sensory ribbon rings into a cardboard box.

 

Simply put the box on a low shelf so your baby will be able to take it and play with it. 

 

You can also show the box to your baby, knock on it, and ask “What is in the box?” with a surprised look. Babies are very curious and they love to discover what is inside any box or container. You can take ribbons out of the box one at a time, wriggling it in front of your baby and say the name of each colour or sing a song with the name of colours. 

 

Here is a nice tune about colours that you can use while you are playing with the sensory ribbons rings that your babies will surely love! 😀

I Can Sing A Rainbow Lyrics:

Red and yellow and pink and green
Purple and orange and blue
I can sing a rainbow,
sing a rainbow,
sing a rainbow too.

Listen with your ears,
Listen with your eyes,
and sing everything you see,
Now you can sing a rainbow,
sing a rainbow,
sing along with me.

Skills achieved with this sensory ribbon rings activity:

– Encouraging fine motor skills development

– Identifying colours 

– Improving sensory skills

– Stimulating curiosity and imagination

– Promoting sensory development

I suggest the sensory ribbon rings activity for babies between 6 and 15 months old.

These sensory ribbons are also really good for toddlers from 15 months and up. They can either insert the rings on a wooden stacker or simply transfer them to another box or container. Another activity that they can do is recognize the colours and match them with other objects of the same colour, even using the Montessori pair of tablets 🛒

If you don’t have the time to do this DIY project, you can also buy different kinds of sensory ribbons. I have found this very nice Rainbow Sensory Ribbon 🛒

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NOW IT’S TIME TO DO IT! Have fun and send me your comments – and please share with your friends and followers.

Welcome to The Sakura Tree, I’m so happy you’re here! ❤️ I’m Ilaria, a holistic educator who loves children and creativity, very passionate about holistic pedagogies and creativity.

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