Looking for ideas for sensory play for toddlers? Today we have a super fun list of twenty ideas for you! The possibilities for sensory play are endless, and not only bucket loads of fun for little people, but really beneficial for their early development. Young children love to touch, see, listen and explore when they […]
Sensory play is any playful activity that engages one or more of the five senses – sight, touch, taste, smell and hearing. It is great for kids - supporting brain development, learning across a range of content areas, and it can be an awesome stress reliever too. This collection of sensory play ideas includes our pick of over 55 of the best sensory bins, some really cool ideas for DIY sensory bottles and a giant list of sensory activities sorted by the five senses.
55+ Super Sensory Bin Ideas for Kids
We are big fans of sensory play in our house! Since they were small, my girls have loved playing with all manner of sensory play materials. Sensory bins allow your kids to explore and play while keeping the sensory material of choice in one place! So today I am sharing 55 super sensory bin ideas […]
21 Super DIY Sensory Bottles
There is no denying that children find sensory bottles fascinating. Our girls both fell in love with simple, sparkly bottles as toddlers, and even now at 11 years old, our eldest still thinks our all time favourite sensory bottle – the slow motion calm down bottle – is kind of cool… she can’t walk by […]
Dinosaur Sensory Bottle That Glows In The Dark!
Does your child LOVE dinosaurs? Then this dinosaur sensory bottle will be a big hit! Why? Because not only do miniature dinosaurs hide within but it also glows in the dark! We have made so many different types of DIY sensory bottles over the years – everything from our super popular slow motion calm down […]
Glitter Ice Painting Sticks
These glitter ice painting sticks are a great way to create on a hot, sunny day. In fact, this is the perfect sensory art activity to take outdoors, and it makes a great addition to the hands-on color activities collection found in our colorful Rainbows & Kaleidoscopes activities set! Glitter Ice Painting Sticks You will […]
Ice Cube Painting: Sensory Activity for Toddlers & Preschoolers
Ice cube painting is a super sensory play activity for toddlers and preschoolers on a warm, sunny day. It’s cold. colorful and completely taste-safe too! And if you put a piece of poster board, white paper or paper towel underneath your sensory play, you might just discover a sweet painted surprise at the end. This […]
Super Cute Bunny Easter Sensory Bottle
Inside: This super cute bunny Easter sensory bottle will have your children transfixed – at Easter or any time! If you have a toddler or preschooler in your home, or work with younger children, then I’m guessing you’ve heard about sensory bottles. We are long time fans and love discovering new ideas for making them […]
15 Easter Sensory Play Ideas with Sensory Bins and Bottles
Looking for Easter sensory play ideas? Look no further! I’ve collected together 15 of the best Easter sensory bins and bottles just in time for the upcoming holiday. Sensory play encompasses any playful activity that engages one or more of the five senses – sight, touch, taste, smell and hearing. Great for older toddlers and […]
11 Dr Seuss Sensory Play Ideas
Celebrate Dr Seuss’ birthday this March 2nd with this fun list of eleven Seuss sensory play ideas inspired by our pick of the most popular Dr Seuss books. Whether you’re a fan of Red Fish, Blue Fish, One Fish, Two Fish or Wacky Wednesday or The Fox in Socks, there is a Seuss-inspired sensory play […]
Winter Sensory Bottle: Just Like Winter in a Bottle!
Inside: Children of all ages will love helping you to make this super cool winter sensory bottle – it’s like having your very own touch of Winter magic in a bottle! Regular visitors will know how much we love sensory bottles in this house! We’ve created all sorts of bottles – including our super popular […]