Sensory Play

Can you believe we have made it to the end of the year!  Or almost, but for 12 Months of Sensory Dough this is the end of the year for us today. I have had a blast sharing new play recipes each month.  This month it is all about

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Simple sensory play is fun for the kids and gives me a minute to relax some days.  When Colleen of Sugar Aunts came up with a Christmas Carol Sensory Bin series I could not wait to create one for the kids.  The Little Drummer Boy has always been one

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All of my kids, as babies and toddlers, have loved to put things in their mouth and chew on almost everything.  With this in mind, when I do activities with all 3 of my kids, I have to try and find ways to be able to include them all.

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We love Fall inspired sensory play over here. Even more the fall scented sensory play activities.  I love the smell of apples and pumpkin spice.  I was searching for a simple sensory play activity for the kids that had a fall theme.  I ended up with pumpkin spice kernels

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It is no secret that we love scented sensory play over here at my house.  So many fun ways to add scent to playtime.  With fall in the air I am anxious to start adding apple scent to playtime again this year. I was surprised at all the apple

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It is time for another sensory dough recipe for the month.  This is part of 12 Months of Sensory Dough Series. This month is all about Oobleck.  We often refer to this as goop but either way it is still FUN! With fall coming up so soon for us,

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We can never get enough simple water play in over here at my house.  In the hot and warm months we spend our water play outside but even in the cold months the bath tub is a fun place to play.  Most of our water play outside is centered

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It is time for another fun dough recipe!  Today I am sharing how we made color surprise playdough.  This playdough also has a secrete ingredient that I just love.  This was so much fun to make and even more fun to watch the kids as they figured out the

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The hot weather here makes water play the perfect afternoon activity.  Setting out a fun water bin in the afternoon keeps the kids cool while playing.  They can never get enough water play in the summer months.  This afternoon I set them up with a button water bin and

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My kids really love sensory play.  And there are so many ways my kids can enjoy this.  We really enjoy our essential oils too.  So we often use our essential oils when creating sensory play recipes.  But we are not the only ones that use essential oils for playtime.

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It’s Summer, the temperature is high, kids often ask for an ice cream! Apart from ice cream, they have been asking for last couple days to make them a new batch of homemade playdough. Sadly, during a day, when a temperature has been too high and a sun is

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With July being National Ice Cream Month we couldn’t think of a better excuse to set up an Ice Cream play activity. It gave us the opportunity to experiment with a variety of pretend ice cream mixtures whilst focusing on developing my three year olds fine motor skills.  

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It is time for another fun dough recipe.  This time we are exploring Fizzy Dough!  How fun to play with dough that will fizz up.  We have played with fizzy dough before and the kids always love it.  This dough is not only fun for sensory play but a

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    I have a confession to make…ever since giving birth to my daughter I have been stupidly excited about buying her first My Little Pony. In fact I’m kicking myself that I didn’t save any of my own. I remember spending many happy hours playing with them, brushing

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