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Six Alternatives to a Sand Tray Right in YOUR Pantry

Not everyone has sand laying around their house. They may have shaving cream...but oh what a mess that can make! But it is soo fun!

This got me thinking. Many of us are tutoring online during these days of distance learning. So how can we make our Orton-Gillingham lessons multi-sensory when not everyone has sand trays.

So I decided to take a look in my pantry for alternatives to sand trays. If it is in my pantry, then it most likely is in the kitchens at my students' homes. I thought if I can find a way to make my online lessons more multi-sensory for my students at home, then they may be more engaging and fun!

I know you are wondering what I found in my pantry (besides A LOT of canned green beans) to use instead of sand trays. Let's dive into my pantry finds! But first, you'll need to grab a baking sheet or pan.