Light boxes have been pretty popular on a lot of preschool and homeschool blogs lately, and now I know why! Not only is it a great sensory experience for young children, older children can learn tons about light, shapes, textures, and more!
First we made some colored salt to use on the light box:
Then we made the light box with a bucket and a set of white Christmas lights. We started with the colored salt:
And then they each had their own ideas:
I see us using a lightbox again for tons of activities...shapes, counting, stories, and more could all be even more fun with a cool back-lit box!