Literature 1: "Bear Hunt Sensory Bags" Bags are filled with different materials to represent the wavy grass, water, snow, etc. This activity allows children to connect with the story because they can see and feel the materials. It extends the book's atmosphere.
Babies and toddlers will have fun with these sensory gloves. With active supervision they will be able to use them to develop their sense of touch and they can be filled with various safe items found around the house.
1/3 cup water (I’ve read that distilled water yields the best bubbles, but our tap water did just fine)1/3 cup Dawn dish soap (you can use whatever you have on hand)1 tbsp cornstarch (cornflour in the UK)A few squirts liquid watercolors￼
Have you tried making your kids sensory bags? They are so much fun! Kids love playing with them and they are easy to make. Plus, there are endless possibilities. If you’re looking for inspiration or a new idea to try, here is a huge list of sensory bags to make. 20 Sensory Bags To Make...Read More »
They had to "catch" gingerbread men here and find the matching letter and dot it with a bingo dotter. For fellow teachers who may be reading this...after paper-clipping all of those ginger people last year and the clips falling off after every "catch", I had the idea of just stapling a staple in each one. It worked just as well and so much easier than paper clips.
Make Gingerbread Play Dough! Smells delicious! Smelled yummy but was SUPER sticky, had to just about triple the amount of flour. My girls said it smelled "bad" ;) They are not fans of the smell of molasses