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Tactile matching game. Balloons filled with rice, flour, sugar, small pearl tapioca, lentils, quinoa and pumpkin seeds. Each balloon has a match, and children have to find it.

Tactile matching game - fill balloons with various pantry items (flour, sugar, rice, beans, etc - 2 of each)

Time for Play: Smashing Balls (baked cotton balls)

Time for Play: Smashing Balls (baked cotton balls) - All you need is some flour, water, food coloring and cotton balls! Bake them in the oven. When cool give your kiddo a hammer and watch the FUN! If only I didn't hate touching cotton balls.

Making Faces Magnets- this would be a fun way to teach emotions to children

The Iowa Farmer's Wife: Making Faces Magnets - cut out facial feature pictures and glue onto magnets. Kids can rearrange and make fun faces. Would be fun with pictures of people you actually know. Would be handy in a restaurant

creative and pretty way to practice letters & numbers!

Squishy Bag - A tactile/multisensory approach to pre-writing and writing skills. Things you need - Gallon size Ziploc bag, glitter (optional), food coloring, hair gel (dollar store) I like this better than paint.

Fine motor game, playdough, spaghetti noodle, and cheerios.

Fine-tune motor skills with just some playdough, cheerios and spaghetti noodles! also other ideas for fine motor skills

Fun with bath paint that doesn't stain and is natural and easy to clean.  All you'll need to make it is:1 cup of body wash,  4 tbsp cornstarch, a few drops of food coloring, small containers with lids and some brushes.

Bath paints: 1 cup baby bubble bath or body wash 4 tbsp cornstarch food coloring - HUGE bathtime hit for my artistic girl!

Autism Games ( A great site for games, including the hows and whys of using them. Also great parents tips and more.)

Games for kids with Autism, organized by skill level and target learning objectives. This site has instructional videos and step by step instructions for how to play the games.

How to make Science Discovery Bottles | Familylicious Reviews and Giveaways  Some of these would be really good for weather elective.  I am sure others could fill some elective/requirement.

Laguna Preschool Curriculum: How to make Science/ Discovery Bottles "Sensory bottle" how-to projects and interactive play. Now i know what to do with all the vitamin water bottles we have!

balloon sensory - fill with: flour, rice, pasta, salt, water, & corn  - let the kids guess what is in each one.

DIY Sensory Balloons: each balloon with a different tactile material. fill one with rice, one with salt, one with hair gel, one with pasta, etc.) & tie off to secure.