Fun Activities For Kids Including Special Needs

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Set up a simple fine motor activity to work on letter recognition. This letter matching activity can be set up various ways depending on your child's skill level: alphabetical order, uppercase/ lowercase letter recognition, sequencing, etc!

Fine Motor Letter Matching Activity

This DIY recipe for Kinetic Sand only takes 3 ingredients, and costs about a third of what commercial brands of Kinetic Sand retails for. Kids love sensory play like this, and will occupy them for hours. See how to make your own Kinetic Sand here!

Make Your Own.... Kinetic Sand!

Play Recipe- Dirt Dough- A NEW sensory material that feels JUST like dirt! Great for construction play, mud pie making, pretend gardening, and so much more!

Gardening Bath ~ Bath Activities for Kids

My preschoolers and I had a great time making these little fish tanks! With 3 simple materials you can make them too! Don't worry I made 31 and not a single one leaked in a backpack!

Speech Room News: Under the Sea

An absent-minded professor discovers "flubber," a rubber-like super-bouncy substance...oh wait that was the Disney movie -this is the Flubber recipe... but watch the movie too!

Flubber Recipe - Art Bar

The current craze for kids – Rainbow Loom bands and their many knockoffs – has been surprising parents and child development experts since it broke out last summer and fall: In a market glutted with crafts marketed to girls, loom bands are the rare gender-neutral hobby that appeals to boys, too.

Kids banding together for craft craze

Lego Bath: a simple way to spice up bath time.

Lego Bath - Busy Toddler

Have fun and explore textures with this easy and fun sticky window play idea for kids.

Quick & Easy Pompom Play - No Time For Flash Cards

So many ideas for dice games, including simple classic childhood games, and printable games to play with dice

Games to Play with Dice - In The Playroom

DIY Travel Lap Tray

DIY Travel Lap Tray | Pretty Prudent

Benefits for letting kids climb up the slide

Benefits of Climbing Slides {Outdoor Play Party}

Why You Should Let Your Child Go UP The Slide! | Sports Bras And Sippy Cups

Why You Should Let Your Child Go UP The Slide!

DIY LEGO Marble Run by oneperfectday

Lego Marble Run - Octavia and Vicky

Celebrate the end of the school year with these six fun ideas for a great field day

Field Day Games to Play

Q-Tips and Straws Fine Motor Skills Activity - A great way to help little hands strengthen fine motor skills and work on colors at the same time.

Q-Tips and Straws - Fine Motor Skills Activity

Let's get ready to write! Here are 17 fine motor squeezing activities to strengthen the hands. | Teaching 2 and 3 Year Olds

fine motor squeezing activities

Awesome way to use a simple crazy straw and add fine motor skills! with Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources

Fine Motor Skills with Crazy Straws

Cool way to teach sequencing by making a "fake peanut butter and jelly" sandwich :) Repinned by SOS Inc. Resources @sostherapy.

Peanut Butter and Jelly

Cutting station - work on scissor skills and fine motor skills. Perfect way to contain the mess too!

Fine Motor Skills - DIY Cutting Station - No Time For Flash Cards

Small World Box Play - Cars & Tunnels

Small World Play: Cars and Tunnels

Super easy drawing ideas and activities for kids

15 Incredibly Easy Drawing Ideas for Kids

How to Make a Kaleidoscope - so want to try this!

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Train Up a Child: Pool Noodle Backyard Obstacle Course

Pool Noodle Backyard Obstacle Course ~ Learn Play Imagine

mobile mud kitchen <--I think my kids could do this all summer long

{Mobile} Mud Kitchen - Kids Activities Blog

Not that we can do this one in Florida -but for those that can..awesome!! "Fill balloons with water and add food coloring, once frozen cut the balloons off & they look like giant marbles."

ice ballons | the queen says: