Letter Search- For this activity I had this foam alphabet puzzle that I got for 88 cents at Walmart:) and a dish of rice. I popped out all the letters and mixed them in with the rice. Students search for letters to match to the same in puzzle.
Rainbow Rice Garden for Play: Measure rice cups) and put it in a Ziploc bag with about of food coloring or liquid water colors (works great!) and 3 T of rubbing alcohol. mix the rice in the bags to spread the color.
*Colored ice balls* Fill balloons with water and add food coloring (be careful not to let the food coloring escape!), once frozen cut the balloons off and voila! Look like giant marbles :) best winter decor ever. also, use them in the summer time