Chia Slime Sensory Activity
Taste safe sensory play is using items that are okay if a mouthing toddler or baby attempts to explore them with their mouths. And boy, do we have the tastiest, messiest - and SLIMIEST- of them all! Here's all you need to know to make Chia Slime.
Idea & 📸: @tinamariegreen
All you need?
- 1/4 cup chia seeds
- 2 cups water
- Drying rack
What to do:
- Add 1/4 cup chia seeds to 2 cups of water
- Optional - Add some food colouring to the water to make different batches
- Mix well, cover, and place in fridge overnight
What kind of learning opportunities does this craft provide?
- Tactile Sensory Input
- Hand-eye coordination
- Gross motor skills
- Fine motor skills
- Sensory exploration
Note: As with all of our activities, we recommend full supervision because, as we know, little ones like to explore with all of their senses - including their mouths!