Looking for a way to delight your senses? Start by grabbing a Rainbow Pebbles Activity Set. Comes with 48 smooth, rubbery pebbles, in six rainbow colors, and four sizes. Plus activity cards. Rub your fingers over the pebbles. Meanwhile think about ways to play. Perhaps you could begin by sorting by color or size. Then maybe arrange and re-arrange pebbles into different patterns. After all, patterning and sequencing are important pre-reading skills. Like to count? And stack? How many pebbles you can stack before all fall down? Sorting by size and counting are basic math skills.
Wanting more ideas? Then check out those 12 large, two-sided activity cards that come with the pebbles. Sort through the pebbles, find the matches, and complete the pictures. Or create your own. However you choose to play, you’ll be developing visual perception, eye-hand coordination and fine motor skills. From smallest to largest, pebbles measure from 1″L x 3/4″ W x 1/2″H to 2 1/4″L x 1 1/4″W x 1/2″H.