When I first began making sensory bottles 16 years ago, I used regular soda bottles. I used any type I could get my hands on & they were great but did not stand the test of time. The kids loved them and used them often. They were "loved to death." I found myself searching for bottles that would hold up to constant use and not break the bank. I searched every dollar store & several chain stores but none had the perfect option for me.
Well ... I finally found them!
Here are the BEST bottles that I have found that will not cost you a penny, if you can get them donated or you eat out often. The size is perfect!!!
I do use other bottles that are larger for bigger projects/items but for little hands, these are terrific!
|The BEST bottles I have found for size & durability are from Sonic,|
Whataburger, and Wendy's. The opening at the top is a great size, too!
The lids come in different colors depending on the flavor and location. I am a
|When you strip the label off their are no words on them!!!|
Yahoo ... neat & less work than peeling sticky labels!
|Here is the clean & naked bottle. Very clear & I just ran mine through the dishwasher.|
|Here are the 26 alphabet bottles getting filled. I left them up here for a little while so I could find several objects to match each letter. I will post my list of objects at a later time.|
|Here is a closer look at the bottles. Easy to add your own labels to them. |
Soon to come ... I will blog about the sensory bottles I have made.