Calming Find-It Bottle Craft - Cultivate Behavioral Health & Education - ABA Therapy Sensory Crafts

Items needed:

  • 1 empty water bottle
  • 1 cup of either
    • Rice
    • Bird Seed
    • Colored Beads
  • 1 Black Bead
  • 1 Yellow Bead
  • 6 Animal erasers
  • Optional: any small items you have lying around, some examples are:
    • Paper Clip
    • Pen cap
    • Paper fastener
    • Eraser
    • Rock
    • Sun flower seed


  1. Start by removing the water bottle label and emptying the water. Make sure to save the cap.
    1. Conservation Tip: House plants can always use the extra water.
  2. Collect all the little “nick nacks” and items you would like to hide in the bottle.
  3. Measure out 1 cup of rice/bird seed/or colored beads.
  4. Using a funnel or rolled piece of paper, pour half of the rice into the bottle.
  5. Add all the items into the bottle.
  6. Pour in the remaining rice.
  7. Cap the water bottle.
  8. Shake and begin your Search!

Searching Tip:

  • Rolling the bottle on the side slowly will allow the items to over around easier.