Fill a glove w/beans, pearled barley, etc, give a few pats with it and slip quietly away. I wish I had known about this during all those years of patting and patting and patting and patting...what a great idea!

Fill a glove with beans, pearled barley, rice, etc. Give a few pats and slip quietly away. This was a LIFESAVER when my daughter was an infant. I would nuke mine in the microwave to make it warm and helped soothe her too.

sensory bags.

sensory bags PLUS tons of other messy play ideas. Great for kids with sensory defensiveness!

10 Creative Small Worlds in the Water Table...great sensory exploration and pretend play

Small Worlds in the Water Table

We have had this same table for years but have only used it in the summer for water play. 10 Creative Small Worlds in the Water Table.great sensory exploration and pretend play

quiet book. Good for matching shapes -  I had a quiet book.  Mine had a page with a clock with moveable hands, and a page to lace and tie too.

Shape matching quiet book page. can think of at least a handful of kids I would love to make this for!

Painting on foil. Creative development.  Foundation Stage. Teaching. Classroom. Resources. EYFS. Early Years. Reception. Children. Learning.

Easy Art for Kids - Painting on Foil

easy art for kids foil painting // It also helps to add a small amount of dish washing liquid to your paint mix. Not only will that make cleaning up easier but it also helps the paint to stick to the foil better and not flake off when it dries.

Easiest dinosaur craft - dino feet. Save your empty tissue boxes and let the kids decorate and stomp around.

What a great idea- Easiest dinosaur craft - dino feet. Save your empty tissue boxes and let the kids decorate and stomp around.

Halloween Food Ideas Halloween Food Creep Mouth

Halloween Food Ideas Halloween Food Creep Mouth apples and marshmallows with peanut butter or caramel sauce. no peanut butter at school.

20 Fun Activities For Your 1-Year-Old

Oh so much fun! 20 Fun Activities For Your 1 Year Old. I Pin for the 1 year old! It's always "baby" this and "toddler" that!

Snow Paint Recipe (I would not use the glitter)

SHIVERY snow paint is easy to make and SO FUN! Kids can create snowmen and other works of art that dry puffy and are COLD to the touch. Shivery Snow Paint Recipe Shaving Cream White school glue Peppermint extract Iridescent glitter or buffalo snow

Help children learn 'under' and 'over' by singing and reading "Going on a Bear Hunt" - then turn into Messy Play Style by including a sensory play session. The book is full of descriptive language! The song provides motor skill development as well!

Help children learn 'under' and 'over' by singing and reading "Going on a Bear Hunt" - then turn into Messy Play Style by including a sensory play session. The book is full of descriptive language! Good for my VI kids.

Calming Jar-tell your child that they need a break and may come back when everything has settled to the bottom. If you want to make your own calming jar (good for moms as well) they are really easy! All you need to do is: jar or bottle with a lid 1 tbsp of clear glue (or glitter glue) to each 1 cup of (hot) water to fill the jar add in glitter (about 1 inch of glitter) food coloring (optional)

Calming Jar- they are really easy! All you need to do is: jar or bottle with a lid 1 tbsp of clear glue (or glitter glue) to each 1 cup of (hot) water to fill the jar add in glitter (about 1 inch of glitter) food coloring (optional)

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