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I was cleaning out my pantry and found tons of really old bags of dried beans with very little left in them. Even though they were dated, and some rather dusty, they looked pretty in their natural colours, side by side. I decided to turn them into this mural for my kitchen. To make this, you just need some paints that are close in colour to your beans.
Total Time: 2 hours
Yield: 1 mural
Let the kids make a beautiful mosaic of a puppy, using materials from the pantry. Using different textures provides an ideal opportunity for fine motor and sensory stimulation, so this activity also allows ample learning opportunities.
Old beans, corn, and rice can make a great mosaic design hanging.
An inexpensive, fun collage to make with the kids using dried foods for color and texture. This is a page about dried beans and grains owl mosaic.