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How to Make Rainbow Rice for Sensory Play

how to make coloured rice for sensory play
Making Rainbows strive to provide a wide variety of sensory experiences in our classes. One of our popular activities is rainbow or coloured rice. The wonderful thing is it's super easy to make at home too!  What you need Uncooked rice Food colouring Ziplock bags Tray with foil Instructions 1. Place a handful of rice in a ziplock bag. 2. Seal the bag and rub the outside to coat the rice evenly with the colouring. Add more colouring and repeat the process until you have the desired colour saturation. 3. Repeat this process with different colours. Use a separate ziplock …Read more  »



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How to Make a No Sew Rainbow Tutu

There's something extremely happy about a rainbow tutu. If you want to try your hand at making one but you don't have a sewing machine -- no worries! Below are instructions on how to make a rainbow tutu without the need for any sewing.  What you can use the tutu for Birthday party craft Princess dress up party Dress ups & make believe  Christmas (use white, red, green or gold tulle instead of rainbow) Making Rainbow classes What you need Thick elastic (1 metre) Tulle preferably soft tulle so it’s doesn’t itch you can also use organza you will need …Read more  »



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Giveaway: Family Mats

This month, we are partnering with our friends, Recycled Mats to giveaway a round 2.7m or 3m family mat.  Recycled Mats produced the mats we use in our class from week to week, and you can win a family-sized version for your home in a variety of colours and patterns. These mats are brilliant for family life because they are so easy to clean. Use them inside the home, in an outdoor area, or take one to your next picnic or beach outing. Recycled mats are: made using 100% recycled polypropylene soft and comfortable long-lasting UV treated lightweight and easy to …Read more  »



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Four Questions: With Lee

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In the Four Questions series we ask Making Rainbows parents the same four questions. Meet Lee from Making Rainbows Toowoomba! What is your professional background? My professional background includes a Honours degree in Production Animals (farming) and then I went to work in the industry. From there, I did something completely different and went into the dental industry becoming a dental assistant and front office co-ordinator. I am know back at University completing my Masters Degree which will give me the qualifications to become a high school teacher specialising in Agricultural science and Biology. What is the most challenging thing about parenting for …Read more  »



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Four Questions: With Carley

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In the Four Questions series we ask Making Rainbows parents the same four questions. Meet Carley from Making Rainbows Toowoomba! 1. What is your professional background. I studied a Bachelor of Secondary Education and work as a Deputy Principal in a High School. 2. What is the most challenging thing about parenting for you right now? Having enough activities to keep a 14month old entertained as they want to do everything and they get into everything! 3. What are you enjoying most about parenting right now? Watching my girl grow and get so excited when she does something new or masters the skill …Read more  »



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