I wanted to try sand-art with the girls (30 months old), but after a salt-painting adventure that left our floor crunchy for a week, I decided it would just be too hard to clean up (maybe we'll do it on the deck in the Summer). So we tried making mosaics with colored rice instead. The results were fabulous, and we still have enough colored rice left for many other projects.
This was my first time coloring rice and I was genuinely surprised by how easy it was. We used food coloring, vinegar, and white rice from our rice sensory box.
I put the colored rice into tupperware to dry. I love how vibrant these colors are!
Here is our finished masterpiece: