Corn Kernal Treasure Bottle

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It really doesn’t get much more simple than this bottle and this bottle is the gift that keeps on giving for children of all ages. Our 8 month old loves to roll and shake it. Our two year old also loves to roll and shake it but also likes to discover what’s hidden in the bottle. This bottle very easily lends to an Eye Spy game or Treasure Hunt game using vocabulary and concepts like colors (I Spy something blue), numbers (I Spy Two T-Rex) and letters (I Spy Something that begins with the letter B).

We used a recycled bottle, obviously corn kernals, a few water gems, small plastic insects and small dinosaur figurines. I also taped the cap shut. My two year old loves to screw caps on and off, which is great and we have activities that feeds into that desire, just not our treasure bottles.

Have fun!
Marnie

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Marnie

Founder, Publisher, Writer & Editor at Carrots Are Orange, Inc.
Marnie began Carrots Are Orange in 2010 after the birth of her first son. Carrots Are Orange is a Montessori inspired learning and living blog for parents and educators. She hails from Maine, a wonderfully down to earth place to grow up. Marnie moved to the west coast in 1999, currently living east of Seattle with her husband and three young boys. She is pursuing Montessori certification. Her work has been featured on Apartment Therapy, PBS Kids, BabyCenter, the Melissa & Doug blog, and WhattoExpect.com.

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