Materials 1 cup sand 1/2 tbsp cornstarch 1 tsp dish soap water (as needed) Optional* Food coloring Directions Step 1: In a bowl, mix fine sand and cornstarch together. Step 2: Add dish soap and water, and combine thoroughly until well mixed. Step 3: Add food coloring if you’d like! Step 4: Let dry for 1-2 hours. Step 5: Start playing!
DIY Calm down sensory bottles are used for portable no mess safe sensory play for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers, to calm an anxious child, to help children learn to meditate, and as a "time out" timer for kids. This article includes links to resources available to help learn more about their uses and how to make DIY sensory bottles.
Balloon tennis for an indoor gross motor sensory play game. This is a perfect activity for the end of the school year. Great for students with motor challenges and other special learning needs. Read more at: http://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/balloon-tennis-gross-motor-play-activity/
plunger game ~ Plunger Challenge: Start with 4-8 plungers. Kids pass a ball back-and forth as many times as possible. Younger kids do this while standing in a circle, older kids while running toward a finish line. Kids compete for lowest score - one point is awarded each time the ball hits the ground.
So excited to share this post with you today from a friend of mine who I met at Adam’s therapy! She came up with this wonderful idea that is perfect for children with Autism, SPD, or any sensory defensiveness. As a wife and stay-at-home mother of two special needs children, I’m always...