Sensory Tubs

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Squish and Seek Sight Words

Squish and Seek Sight Word Game - Playdough To Plato

Looking for some sight word practice that doesn't include flashcards? This easy-peasey, squeezy activity is one of our favorite sight word games!

FIZZY MUD- this stuff is easy to make and SO FUN!  I mean, what could be cooler than a fizzing dinosaur world?  Want to try this...

Fizzy Mud for Kids

What could be more fun than mucking around in a big pile of mud? Making it FIZZ! Rosie and Jewel had lots of fun with this activity, a...

How to Dye Corn Kernels from www.fun-a-day.com

How to Dye Corn for Richly Colored Popcorn Kernels | Fun-A-Day!

How to dye corn to make beautiful colored popcorn kernels! They are perfect for art, crafts, sensory play, decorating, and as manipulatives.

Baby Oil Sensory Bags
Baby PlayToddler CraftsSensory ActivitiesBaby Sensory Bags

Baby Oil Sensory Bags

Sensory bags are so neat, and it seems like everybody's doing them these days, but in the kids activities world, when everyone is doing it, it's usually because it's super cool! I found this list of 40 Fun Sensory Bags from Mama OT and loved so many of the sensory bag ideas on there, as well as the site in general! I decided to try the baby oil sensory bag first. REALLY NEAT results! (please do also read the caution at the bottom of this post) The How To's Just take a ziplock bag and fill it…

Sensory table ideas - sensory filler list, sensory tools list plus how to make it meaningful play in your early childhood classroom

Sensory Table Fillers & Tools - Pocket of Preschool

Sensory table ideas - sensory filler list, sensory tools list plus how to make it meaningful play in your early childhood classroom

Simple Small Worlds:  Dragon World from Fun at Home with Kids

Simple Small Worlds: Dragon World

Vaseline for sensory learning. Messy play. Sculpting! Creative development. Fine motor skills.  Foundation Stage. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning.

Activity Ideas - Squish Squash and Squeeze

I have had loads of emails about planning since I posted about my work with Tim so my next post will be a planning one (or two, if I can't...

FIAR -- We're Going on A Bear Hunt row -- sensory, messy play...math, science, and more!

We’re Going on A Bear Hunt :: Preschool & 1st Grade Activities

Our second row in this year’s seasonal Five in A Row plan was the wonderfully rhythmic book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. We’ve already completed another book with a bear theme; I think the boys believe bears is the focus for the whole school year. Ha! Yet, it was a wonderful read …

Dirt dough is pretty amazing stuff. It looks and feels just like dirt, but it is germ free and CLEAN! You only need two ingredients plus water to make it, too.

Dirt Dough for Kids

Let kids play in the dirt without actually getting "dirty". This play recipe is especially great for apprehensive parents ...

Fall fun in preschool with a scarecrow sensory bin!  Hours of sensory and pretend play with just a few simple materials.  Different textures and shapes for the children to explore, as well.

Scarecrow Sensory Bin for Preschoolers | Fun-A-Day!

Fall fun in preschool with a scarecrow sensory bin! Hours of sensory and pretend play with just a few simple materials. Different textures and shapes for the children to explore, as well.

Fill water balloons with water beads for an incredible sensory activity!

Frozen Water Beads in Water Balloons

Sensory and Gross Motor Activities with Water Balloons We have been a bit obsessed with frozen summer fun around here lately! Fro...

sensory bin ideas...really like the rainbow one!

Sensory Bin Extravaganza!

Creating a Wonderful Life with the Apples of My Eye

Sensory bins for boys! What they learn, awesome bins boys will love, and bins for older boys too.

Awesome Sensory Bins that Boys Will Love

Sensory bins for boys! What they learn, awesome bins boys will love, and bins for older boys too.

pond sensory tub: gravel, glass beads, etc

Counting Coconuts

Several of you suggested I make a Wizard of Oz sensory tub, and since that happens to be one of my favorite movies, I was totally up for it! I only used things I had on hand already (meaning I didn't spend any money on making this tub) and so I had to be a bit creative as a result (meaning some of things in this tub are a bit of a stretch). :) Here's what's inside: :: The Yellow Brick Road - yellow Lego bricks. Perfect for my Lego lovin' boy! :: Poppies - red fabric flowers. Yes, I know…

Thanksgiving Sensory Box

Thanksgiving Sensory Box