Tag: sensory play for toddlers

Pre-Writing Practice in Salt for Preschoolers

Pre-Writing Practice in Salt for Preschoolers

My son is in preschool, and they have already been practicing writing their letters on a dry erase board. I thought it would be fun to continue this practice at home in a more sensory way.   Thanks to The Pencil Grip for sponsoring this learning activity.   Pre-Writing Practice in Colored Salt Trays for Preschoolers We are all about the sensory activities these days. Ever since I realized my son was a sensory seeker, I have been seeking activities we can do to meet his needs in a more productive and safer way. He loves when we do activities […]

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Mess-Free Sensory Science Color Activity for Toddlers

Mess-Free Sensory Science Color Activity for Toddlers

So you know by now I Love (yes with a capital L) simple, fun, easy toddler activities, and even more so when they are not so messy. A fellow fantabulous blogging duo just published this lovely book called The Sensory Science Book (Volume 1). And you know we’re all about filling the needs of my silly, hyper, sensory-seeking boy. So today I’m sharing a fun and super simple sensory science color activity from the book that we did this evening after work. The activity we did was the color mixing sensory bags activity. This sensory science activity is perfect for 3-year-olds and even younger […]

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When Your Hyper Child Just Doesn’t Listen, Try This

When Your Hyper Child Just Doesn’t Listen, Try This

Are you listening? I yell out. Why are you ignoring me? Yes, that’s me, trying to get my son’s attention. But he’s too busy. So busy and his body is always moving. Is your child constantly moving? Never does as you ask until you finally have to hold onto your child and make them give you eye contact, and really listen? I’m not a medical professional; I’m a mom like you who struggled with getting my son to listen and really hear me until I took the time to understand sensory input. So I’m sharing some of these tips with you today.   […]

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Ocean Sensory Bin play for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Ocean Sensory Bin play for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Sensory bins are the best learning play for little ones! There are so many variations and ways to introduce new concepts. And you can totally get specific topics too. Such as Shark Week! We decided to do an Ocean Sensory Bin since my kiddo loves fishies (you can see our paper plate fish craft here) and this one includes sharks so shark week fun begins! Making an Ocean Sensory Bin for Shark Week Supplies: Bin or pan Ice cube trays (my was fun to use) Water Scoops or tongs   Steps: I set this up in advance by putting a few […]

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