Sort by color. Just get an old shoe box and make the holes slightly larger than the colored objects. Cover the box with colored paper and clear tape. Inserted dividers inside the box. (the cylinders at the dollar spot in Target.
literacy center sight word activities- put the sand in a pencil box for easy upkeep and clean up! NOTE: this only works with a thin layer of sand. If you put too much the writing doesn't show up. It went over okay with my kids, not their favorite