I really like this sensory table with different compartments. At play with babies through sensory, science, and dramatic play.
There Was A Princess Long Ago : Storytelling Circle Game literacy preschool
Holly's Arts and Crafts Corner: DIY: Discovery Bottle (Part and Gel Board idea for scanning hands for entry
Hodge Podge / DIY mini glitter calm down jar tutorial This might work well for Annabelle. Just need the jar to be plastic.