Shaving cream filled balloons. I am not going to lie this looks like a blast.....haha

Shaving cream filled balloons- great for a messy balloon fight. or even better-- whipped cream! that would be so fun!

Strengthen little hands and arms by using a potato smasher! This is just 1 of the 25 occupational therapist-approved fine motor activities you can do with your child, using items from around your house!

Strengthen little hands and arms by using a potato smasher! This is just 1 of the 25 occupational therapist-approved fine motor activities you can do with your child, using items from around your house! Could do with peanut butter cookies with adults

Washable Spray Chalk- what a fun way for kids to make art this Summer!  Making the chalk takes seconds, and it easily washes off of the sidewalk and other outdoor surfaces

Washable Spray Chalk- what a fun way for kids to make art this Summer! Making the chalk takes seconds, and it easily washes off of the sidewalk and other outdoor surfaces Babysitting

15 Animal Walks for Sensory Diet

15 Animal Walks for Sensory Input

15 Animal Walks to improve proprioception skills. Great for indoor exercises and getting kids moving and encouraging pretend play!

Mess For Less: Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting

Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting

This is insanely clever and I imagine loads of fun! Who does not like popping bubble wrap first off, and then add paint = deal! - Bubble Wrap Stomp Painting - make some bubble wrap "boots" then dip in paint and stomp around to create art!

indoor gross motor activities for kids

Indoor Gross Motor Activities

Cool activities to keep toddlers active indoors. Winter is coming. Totally just pinned this because it said, "Winter is coming.

Mountain Park Ward: Pudding Pictionary *Still can tie it into the theme curriculum but drawing items that pertain to the monthly theme

Pudding Pictionary - fun youth or young adult activity. *I would use shaving cream on a black or colored table cover for it to be less messy

Duct Tape Blitze-even to wrap around shoes and have kids jump around to collect things.  Timed event- add up cards and see who has highest score.

*not sure where this is found in the link, but like the idea* Duct Tape Blitz- kids jump around to collect playing cards. Timed event- add up cards and see who has highest score.

Car Themed Sensory Bin~ Buggy and Buddy

Car Themed Sensory Bin for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Wondering what to do with those water beads you keep seeing and hearing about? Here are 10 fun ideas for kids...

What to do with Water Beads - Lots of Ideas for Sensory Play and Learning

Visual/Tactile-Wondering what to do with water beads? This post shares where to get water beads, how to hydrate them, and some of the fun things kids can do with them, including lots of ideas for sensory play and learning.

Monster Munch Fine Motor Skills Game for Kids from Lalymom #FineMotor #OT #SesameStreet

Monster Munch Fine Motor Game for Kids- Fine Motor Fridays

Spider sensory bin fine motor and math sensory play

Spider Sensory Bin Halloween Spider Math and Sensory Play

Spider Sensory Bin Fine Motor and Preschool Math Sensory play. Count Spiders, use tweezers, and engage in tactile sensory play with a Halloween theme.

Scented Art - Using crushed fruity cereal and glue to create art! Great activity to teach colors, sorting and even fine motor skills as kids squeeze the glue bottle.

Scented Art

Preschool art-Scented Art - Using crushed fruity cereal and glue to create art! Great activity to teach colors, sorting and even fine motor skills as kids squeeze the glue bottle.

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