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! LivingIthaca.com:
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!