To avoid choking hazards, only use items that cannot pass through a toilet tissue roll.
What You'll Need
Gallon Resealable Bags (2)
Sponges of different shapes/sizes
Tray (e.g., cookie sheet) Optional: Objects that float
Make Your Pat Mat
Fill one resealable bag half way with water
Drop in sponges or other easy to see objects that float
Seal and tape the bag
Place the taped bag into the second bag
Seal and tape the second bag
Place the bag on the tray
Encourage your child to touch the pat mat to make the objects move.
Tips From Our Experts
Try different ways to use your Pat Mat!!
Keep baby entertained during tummy time
Tape mat to wall or window for a different sensory experience
Keep baby interested, use different items in mat
Shaving or whipped cream with two drops of food coloring
Using Brain Power
Builds an appetite!
Rainbow Spaghetti Experience
Make spaghetti as directed on packaging. After cooled, separate into bowls for each color desired. Add a very small amount of oil and toss. Add a few drops of food coloring and mix well. Lay spaghetti out on parchment paper to dry for about an hour. Then place in tub for sensory play. (Place a table cloth under tub for easy clean up)