Simple Spring Nature Sensory Bottles

After this past weekend, I have decided that I am as much (if not more) in love with sensory bottles than my children. I love how they can be used as calming tools, science materials, and sensory input. However, these latest simple spring nature sensory bottles are also gorgeous to look at! I could stare at them all day. I am trying to no steal them for my office.

Spring Sensory Bottles with Flowers

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These sensory bottles are both gorgeous and simple. Spring has just sprung around here after a very long winter. We have been incredibly pleased to see the colors starting to emerge and can’t help but wanting to observe the new flowers closer.

Simple Spring Sensory Bottles

Natural Flower Sensory Bottles

Materials:

A Recycled Bottle (We love these awesome bottles and tend to make most of our sensory bottles this way)
Water
Fresh Flowers and/or Plants

Optional:
Magnifying Glasses
Journals

How to Make Spring Nature Sensory Bottles

Creating a Sensory Bottle with Flowers

Making these bottles really is super simple. It takes a little bit of finesse with handling the flowers and getting them through the opening of the jars, but otherwise they are rather straight forward.

We made three bottles this time, but plan to make more to observe the flowers up close. We used hyacinth, a few fern leaves, and another awesome purple flower (I asked my neighbor but now I can’t remember the name of it). I know, I know… not very scientific of me.

As I mentioned before, there isn’t a lot to these sensory bottles but they are super simple and loads of fun after they are made.

Spring Nature Sensory Bottles

This post is part of the Discovery Bottles Blog Hop, where you can find lots of discovery bottles that can also be used for science and discovery with your child. This month each sensory bottle is nature themed.

Vegetable Garden Discovery Bottle | Sunny Day Family

Desert Flower Discovery Bottle | Preschool Inspirations

How to Make an Earthy Explorations Soil Discovery Bottle | One Time Through

Simple Spring Nature Sensory Bottles | Lemon Lime Adventures

Sea Shells Sensory Bottle | Rhythms of Play 

Calming Nature Sensory Bottle | Sugar Aunts

Citrus Themed Nature Discovery Bottle | Where Imagination Grows

For More Adventures in Sensory Bottles

Simple Rainbow Calm Down Jars

 

 

 

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  7. judy

    Great ideas!!! Do you usenthe glass Voss Bottle or plastic?

  8. Christy

    Gorgeous!! I love this! How long do the flowers last?

    1. Lemon Lime Adventures

      They lasted about a week 🙂 thank you!

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