According to one study by psychologist Samuelson, allowing a child to engage in messy play, like throwing around food like porridge, jello and other messy food, allows them to gather sensory information and learn how different objects have a certain shape
Shells and Water Toddler Play. This would keep children of all ages entertained for quite a while :) we're going to do this totally do this, but add play sharks with our shells and little men to "swim".
♥ EDIBLE Homemade Sand ♥ This 2 ingredient sand holds together just like real sand. 2 cups pure cane sugar, and 10 drops food coloring, mix in ziplock.It makes a fantastic sensory play kids activity for toddler and preschoolers.