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Salt Tray

by Claire Winlow (follow)
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Salt tray, writing, numbers, sensory, preschool


This salt tray is an easy and cheap activity to set up and a fun way to introduce young kids to writing. It's also a relaxing sensory experience and supports counting and number recognition. You could also try the letters of the alphabet.

Time: 10 minutes
Age: Under 5's
Level: Easy

Materials
Shallow tray
Table salt
Card
Marker

Method
Pour a thick layer of salt into the tray.



Salt tray, writing, numbers, sensory, preschool


Cut your card into 10 pieces.
Write the numbers 1-10 on each piece of card.



Salt tray, writing, numbers, sensory, preschool


Choose a card with your child and let them draw the shape in the salt.
Shake to flatten the salt and try again.

Categories
#Easy
#Under 5s
#Salt
#Sensory
#Number Recognition
#Writing
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