Sensory Play

    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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My kids love simple water play.  I do too because they can stay cool and enjoy playing outside when it is hot.  We had a really fun water wall and I took it down.  I was going to move it and work on it this summer.  Well, I found

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My kids really enjoy sensory bins or water bins.  With summer upon us, I thought it was time for  a summer themed water sensory bin for the kids to play in.  Seashells and water come to mind first.  Then a fun seashell wash station came to mind next.  My

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  My son had a blast learning about color mixing with ice cubes and water. It was the perfect activity for a hot summer day and a great way to experiment with colors! Now that it is warming up outside, we are enjoying lots of play and learning outside.

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Once Spring arrives, the kids are always ready to start back to water play outside.  Water bins are one of our favorite ways to play outside when the weather is right!   Water play always seems to be a hit with my multi-aged kids.  I love finding fun and

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What better way to celebrate Star Wars Day than with a fun Tatooine Desert Sensory Bin!  Today is May the 4th or Star Wars day.  May the 4th or may the force, lol.  Just love the play on words.  As the boy of 3 boys we have no shortage

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  It is time for this month’s sensory play recipe. This month is all about clean mud!!! We LOVE clean mud.  We have tried Pumpkin Spice Clean Mud , Rainbow Clean Mud , Red, White, and Blue Clean Mud~ NO Ivory Soap Recipe , Apple Clean Mud , and Cherry Rose Clean Mud so far.  This time we tried

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We love sensory bins, sensory tables, and water play at my house.  So many fun ways to play with a bin or a sensory table.  We have had several water tables that we have used for our sensory table.  We often found other sensory materials to fill it up

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Sensory Art Projects are always a hit with my kids.  They love exploring new art projects.  Sensory art is a great way for kids to explore new textures, techniques… Sensory art is a way for them to freely express themselves with no expected outcome like with crafts.  Do not

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It is time for this month’s dough post to go with 12 Months of Sensory Dough Series.   We love play recipes!  I love making them and the kids love playing and exploring with them.  It is a win win for us.  This month I really wanted to make

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Ok, so if you follow along with the play ideas I share on FSPDT, you know I have a thing for clean mud.  The name just sounds awesome and still messy. I played in the mud often growing up.  A little messy play is always good for us. Or

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Excited to be joining 12 Months of Sensory Dough Series this year.  Each month I will share a new dough themed recipe with you.  You will be able to see several different recipes and ideas around that one dough. Example this month is Snow Dough.  I chose to create

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WOW, what a year it has been!  My boys are growing so fast. They are now 6yr, 2yr, and 3yr.   We had lots of fun in 2014 playing, crafting, and exploring. We look forward to doing the same in the new year 2015.  As I reflect on the

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    I love fall time.  The weather, the associated scents of pumpkin and cinnamon, the holidays, and our family adventure traditions.    One family tradition is going to the Farm each year to pick pumpkins. This family adventure is one of my favorites.  It has corn mazes, corn cannons,  pig races, and a corn house for the

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