Place objects inside a story bag and have students draw one piece at a time and tell a story. You can also have them write out the story or retell a story you make by placing the pieces in chronological order.  Could do colour coding bags like this for constructing sentences

Story Bag- Place objects inside and have children draw one piece at a time and tell a story. Great practice for creative writing and possibly funny stories.

so creative

These are awesome! Stones painted with images that you and your kids can use to tell stories. :: Story Stones by Crafting Connections Art

Alphabet sensory play activity via

Alphabet Sensory Play

This could be our "focus" word for teaching letters and their sounds supplies: Magnetic Cookie Sheet {Dollar Tree} Magnetic Letters Sensory bin, tub, or table Dark Construction Paper Laminating Film Filler for your sensory tub, bin, or table.

Can put some in mark making area

Tape marker to toy cars and have at it. Toddlers will have loads of laughs pushing their toy cars while making a picture.

on an alphabet hunt!

An Alphabet Adventure ... Virtual Book Club for Kids, July 2012

Previous pinner said: Alphabet Treasure Hunt. A great learning idea because brains need to make associations for REAL learning! Just saying the ABCs is not learning.

A super idea for sensory play : mixing potions! {this is great when you have babies, toddlers and preschoolers playing together!}

Simple sensory play :: mixing potions

Mixing potions - this is a super-simple sensory play idea that's especially good for babies, toddlers or preschoolers playing together

Mark making in a sand-filled tray - from Rachel (",)

Rainbow Colours

Rainbow Mark Making in a Sand-Filled Tray (from Stimulating Learning with Rachel)

"Wizard's Workshop": -- A sheet of original potion bottle labels for you to attach to your own bottles and jars - A sheet of Magic Spellbook labels for you to attach to kid's "spellbooks" - A sheet of wax seal images, with alphabet and symbol seals in a variety of colors - Instructions and 6 different color templates to create your own rolled paper magic wands

Could link dragons to wizards- half way through dragons owner could be a wizard who has potions. Could write rhymes for potions capacity coloured water

Mark making, pre-writing and creativity with water, paintbrushes and coloured chalk

Water Painting on Coloured Chalk

From Totten @ The Imagination Tree - Water Painting on Coloured Chalk. A fun way to practice writing letters, numbers, shapes and more! Did we mention mess free?

Mark making in sequins... from Rachel (",)

Christmas Activities

Jack and the Beanstalk Sensory Bin and Story Retelling Activity

Jack and the Beanstalk Sensory Bin and Story Retelling Activity

Jack and the Beanstalk Sensory Bin Could we do this with God stories? Create sensory tubes with story components?