Acorn Sensory Bottle | Still Playing School

Acorn Sensory Bottle

We've gathered real acorns to explore and crafted our own in all the acorn activities for kids we've tried over the years! This autumn season we made an acorn discovery bottle that is perfect for sensory play outside or on the light table. 
This fall acorn discovery bottle is perfect for kids autumn sensory play!

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Have you ever made discovery bottles for your kids? We love to change them out for the seasons and holidays. We decided to fill our autumn sensory bottle with acorns and glitter this year. 

Acorn sensory bottle for fall

We love VOSS water bottles for sensory play. They are available in plastic, too! I carefully scraped the label off with a razor blade which is obviously a job for adults only.

Fall acorn discovery bottle

We filled our sensory bottle with corn syrup, hot water, acrylic acorns, and Craft Project Ideas' fine glitter in fall colors. We're grateful that Craft Project Ideas' sends us craft supplies to try out! 

Autumn sensory bottle filled with acorns and glitter

The more corn syrup you use, the slower your acorns will move in the sensory bottle. We filled about a third of our bottle with corn syrup and the rest of the liquid was water.

Fall acorn sensory bottle for light table play

This discovery bottle looks amazing on the light table since the acorns are transparent! We'll be counting the acorns on the light table more and more as it gets dark earlier but we'll also take this bottle outside in the sunlight or play in the window all season long!

Acorns and glitter fill this fall themed sensory bottle

Find more Fall Lesson Plans here: 

Learn to Spell Your Name Sensory Bottle from Preschool Inspirations

Football Discovery Bottle from Sunny Day Family

Easy Apple Sensory Bottle from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tail

Fall Leaves Windy Day Sensory Bottle from Rhythms of Play

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