Green ‘grass' sensory play
Homemade green rice
Prep Time
1-2hours on and off
Prep Time
1-2hours on and off
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Put uncooked rice in a big glass pyrex bowl with plastic lid. Pour in vinegar, place food dye drops in a circle pattern evenly over rice. Shake vigorously and quickly. Shake 1-2 minutes, rotating bowl often. Pour onto sheet pan covered with paper towels and let dry for several hours, stirring occasionally.
  2. Put uncooked rice in a big glass pyrex bowl with plastic lid.
  3. Pour in vinegar, place food dye drops in a circle pattern evenly over rice. Shake vigorously and quickly. Shake 1-2 minutes, rotating bowl often.
  4. Pour onto sheet pan covered with paper towels and let dry for several hours, stirring occasionally. Lift paper towel edges to see if rice moves easily.
  5. Lift and pour into gallon ziploc bag (hold in large bowl if needed).
Recipe Notes

Note: It took me a day in the kitchen (while doing other things) to make a gallon bag of the green rice.

Tip: Small batches allow the color to coat more evenly.