DIY gel boards. Good for practicing writing, drawing, and calming

Calming Sensory Bottles Fill bottle one-fourth to one-third full with light corn syrup. Add mylar (shiny) confetti in the shape or shapes of your choice. Seal tightly using hot glue if available. Why It Is Calming Try it and you?ll see! The syrup glides down the sides of the bottle very slowly; bringing the confetti right along. No wonder this one is sometimes called a Stress Bottle! This is one of the kids crafts that is great for a child with ADHD when his or her mind seems to ...

Growing A Jeweled Rose: Fun with Sensory Bags

shoe-lace-tying-board-2

DIY Toddler Sorting Boards ((made from Dollar Tree cookie sheets!)) via Charming in Charlotte

Totally making one of these for my classroom next year. So easy and not at all expensive! I think I already have all of these things! DIY Light Box for Sensory Play - The Imagination Tree

lots of great social stories to print off on this site!

DIY Quiet Blocks With Pool Noodles - outdoor classroom. This is way cool. Pool noodles aren't too expensive are they???

DIY balance board

Writing your name – and writing it properly is quite the accomplishment for our kids. Writing their name and labeling things as “theirs” is a big deal to kiddos. Help give them the confidence early with some of these Name Writing activities. Gel Bags. These are brilliant. Fill a giant ziplock bag with about half …

Dry erase traceable letters.. DIY

DIY Toddler Board Books from Teach Preschool

DIY for making a weighted blanket! Great for those sensory seeking children. If you had a pattern, you could probably tweek it for a weight vest, too!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Handprint Craft (photo only)...

Wiggly Eye Drawing Starter... let them create the monster or animal of their choice. Then, they can write a story about their creature.

Writing in salt (this site has Montessori & Montessori-inspired activities).

Road Map Busy Bag by The DIY Mommy - Free Printable!

Favorite Sensory Bin Fillers - Little Bins for Little Hands - Not sure what filler to put in your sensory bin? Check out this mom's list of favorites for ideas!

DIY Sensory Wall

TO PLAY (Story Stones)

DIY Mr. Potato Head Felt Board - Palmettos and Pigtails Great for so many things! Language, body awareness, upper body strength/endurance (reaching to place parts), following directions, sensory