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sensory bag! Hair gel and food coloring, could even help with spelling!

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.

great idea for writing without pencil and paper - fill plastic ziplocs with cheap hair gel and food coloring.  tape them to a table with masking tape and have students practice letters and/or sight words by using a fingertip or q-tip to press lightly on the top of the bag.  when they have filled up their space with letters, they can smooth the gel out again and start over

Bright and colorful sensory bags for preschool

To make these really cool sensory bags, all you need is some hair gel, baggies, and food color. I purchased hair gel from the Dollar Store and used food color that comes in tubes to make the bright colors…

Learning shapes by jumping

10 Shape Activities for Toddlers! It's Hip to be Square!

Run to the shape called as a fun inside game. (Could do with sidewalk chalk outside as well.) Try with or letters.


Kind of turned out to be a mess of fruit loops - need a bigger piece of paper next time. Sweet little name craft; practice fine motor skills, do art and snack a little along the way!

A freezer or zipper bag, acrylic paint and a cotton bud... The perfect tool to practise mark making and letter formation. Love it!

Fun learning idea (paint or hair gel in a bag is good for drawing and practicing letters). Great idea for clean freak moms! LOVE this! Maybe a different way to practice spelling words!

jugar tubos

{Tube Play} How we transformed PVC pipes into a "fall" wall.

{Tube Play} How we transformed PVC pipes into a “fall” wall. Has your child experimented with tube play? If you are desperate for a couple of hours of peace you will *love* this activity! Click now!

Silky Soft Playdough recipe that is my favorite that my kids play with!  Homemade

Silky Soft Conditioner Playdough

Silky Soft Play Dough - This is a perfect activity to keep the kiddos busy this summer when they get bored. Only 2 ingredients! 1 cup hair conditioner and 2 cup corn starch, dust rolling top

Play Recipe - Homemade Quicksand ~ Growing A Jeweled Rose

The ultimate collection of play and art recipes for slimes, doughs, paints, chalk, etc.

{Guest Post}  Twelve Sensory Play Recipes by Blog Me Mom for Fun at Home with Kids

{Guest Post} Twelve Sensory Play Recipes

Goop, dough and slime oh my! Check out these ooey gooey 12 sensory play recipes from"Fun at Home with Kids".