I like googly eyes. I blame my friend Christie. She thinks that everything is better with googly eyes and puts them on random things like plants all over her house. It’s funny and cute and it’s apparently rubbed off on me because now I buy googly eyes and use them for strange things like this monster sensory bottle.
- water bottle (I used a small Voss bottle)
- green hand sanitizer
- different sizes and colours of googly eyes
- googly eye finger puppets
To make this monster sensory bottle, pour hand sanitizer to almost the very top of an empty water bottle. Next, add the googly eyes and the googly eye finger puppets. Note that you will have to straighten the finger puppets to get them through the small opening at the top of the water bottle. Once they are pushed through, they will go back to their proper shape.
If you want to make this sensory bottle even more fun for children to play with, give them some foam stickers to add to the outside of the bottle to personalize their “monster”.
I like the large googly eyes myself, but my kids seemed to prefer the eyes in different colours. This is a very simple and inexpensive sensory bottle to make. Kids can explore different sizes and colours while playing with this monster discovery bottle.
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If you are looking for other monster ideas, you may also want to check out our Monster Sensory Bin or our Eyeball Sensory Bin.