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25 Sensory Activities for Kids

Sensory activities are almost always a no fail activity. It opens the door for free play. It lets the kids explore a material. And its just fun! Sensory activities tend to end in a mess at our house. But if you’re not a mess fan, take preventative measures with our 10 tips for keeping messy […]

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Water Activity with Newspaper

This is one water activity that actually just grosses me out… I have a thing against certain items being wet… bread especially, but paper isn’t much different. The wet newspaper is not something I’d like to touch myself. But, oh did my boys! They loved this sensory activity! It was only water and newspaper too! […]

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Sensory Activity: Dry Pasta Noodles

Pasta noodles make for a great sensory activity for toddlers and preschoolers to explore with their sense or touch and even sound. I set out a tub of macaroni noodles along with several items to play with.   Items to include for this touch and sound sensory activity: Macaroni [or other small dry pasta] Bottles […]

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Sponge Art Painting for Valentine’s Day

After a round of cookie cutter painting, George was still going strong and was in the mood to paint, so we moved onto sponge art for Valentine’s Day! So simple to do too! Sponge art is versatile [literally any shape can be made] and its a fun sensory activity that results in a pretty piece of […]

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Sensory Activity with Corn Meal to Explore

A simple sensory activity that all kids will enjoy. Corn meal is a wonderful sensory material for kids to explore!     Keeping George busy and entertained while Henry is at school each morning has become interesting. It’s amazing to see how much he has grown just in the last couple of months intellectually. Even […]

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Salt Paint for Toddlers: An Icy Winter Scene

Toddlers will love to make an icy painting scene using salt paint! This sensory activity came about after an epic “Craft Fail” of trying to frost my windows with Epsom Salt. I had an entire box of it leftover and wasn’t sure what to do with it. I did find one thing to do with it […]

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Best Toddler Activities from 2012

2012 was a great year for toddler activities it seemed, we’ll see what 2013 brings! Welcome to 2013! This week, over a hundred of kid-related bloggers have joined together to showcase their best work of 2012. Which means the best kids activities, whether they’re crafts, art projects, learning activities, baby ideas or toddler activities! It […]

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Christmas Sparkle Cloud Dough

Cloud dough is awesome! I can’t believe its taken me this long to make it with the boys! If you have not made cloud dough yet, it’s a lot like the texture of brown sugar. Crumbly and loose, but can be compacted together too!   And its simple to make too! To make cloud dough, […]

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Shaving Cream Puffy Paint Ghost & Spider Web

Henry and I found something to do with the shaving cream puffy paint papers that George made! We extended it into ghosts and spider webs to display for Halloween! This puffy paint ghost is one of the 15 ghost crafts for kids to make for Halloween.   Of course, after Henry heard that George got […]

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Halloween Shaving Cream Sensory Activity

A little sensory activity for George while Henry was at school! Simply just shaving cream on a baking sheet. I added food coloring in orange, red and yellow to add some color for Halloween!     George was very hesitant to touch it at first. Until he held out his hand and I squirted the […]