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Tactile & Sensory Fun

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Tactile & Sensory Fun

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PBS and Curious George have provided some great resources to teach Pre-K to 1st about the 5 senses. I am adding in a few extra details to teach my one child about his brother with sensory issues.

This is a fun activity that all kids can do and it looks great when it is finished. Change out your sprinkle colors to adapt to any holiday. Great fine motor and sensory work too!

Make melted bead sun catchers and practice using a variety of fine motor skills!

Here is a fun and easy St.Patrick's Day treat recipe for kids. It uses pretzels, Hershey's Kisses and M&Ms.

Here's a fun sensory-friendly activity that is great on a snow day! Let your child explore snow and temperature with their own sensory snow table.

Homeamde Floam- this stuff is easy to make and so fun! {So much cheaper than the store bought stuff!} *repinned by Wonderbaby.org

Sensational Blackboard *repinned by Wonderbaby.org

Fun and inexpensive craft for Winter or Valentine's Day. Work on sensory, fine motor, talk about what birds do for food in the winter. Simple craft with lots of possibilities.

Building a sensory den, sensory play area or light play area doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some ideas that any parent or teacher can do.

Homemade Gingerbread or Peppermint Play Dough

Just sand and Shaving cream makes Sand Foam for super, sensory fun!

Make Fizzy Cloud Dough!

Artist Ann Cunningham creates beautiful and accessible bas reliefs and sculptures, art that tells a story and is meant to be touched. It can be seen every year at the National Federation of the Blind convention.

Make a Rainbow Sensory Play Bottle / Musical Shaker, great for all ages. From My Little 3 and Me. #sensory

Twelve Sensory Play Recipes for kids

14 Awesome PVC Projects for the Home • Lots of great Ideas and Tutorials! Including, from 'ellis belus', these clever DIY PVC bath toys!

Sensory bins are usually small (like in a tupperware container) so you can put your hands in them, but why not make a really, really big one out of a kiddie pool? Pick a theme (this one is construction) and a base (this one uses dry corn kernels) and let your kids get their whole bodies in the bin!

Use food coloring to add color to spaghetti noodles then lay the colored noodles out on a large white tarp for edible and squishy sensory play!

Tennis ball painting! Place a tennis ball in a kiddie pool along with paint and a large piece of paper and see what kind of art you can create. Add a tactile element to your artwork with puffy paint or add sand to your paint.

Great sensory activity: soft versus hard

Moon sand. Just 8 cups of flour and 1 cup of baby oil, really soft and easy to clean up.

Here is a list of 11 great toys that work on skills for kids with special needs, such as sensory, sequencing, problem solving and more. The best part--they are all under $10!

Painting with sound. How fun! **Visit pinterest.com/... for more sensory fun!

Exploring what's "in" and "out" - a fun and simple game with holes cut into boxes. *repinned by WonderBaby.org