Quick Tip: Use Drawer Organizers for Sensory Play
We had our first snow in New York yesterday – a reminder of the many, many hours of indoor play in store for my preschool son this winter. This simple tip: using a drawer organizer for sensory play, is the idea of a Today’s Parent reader who submitted it to their Facebook page. What a smart way to bring a little of the outdoors inside this winter.
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Moon Play! Just add flour, baby oil and glitter! We did this 2 weeks in a row and the kids loved it! Just add baby oil to flour (a 1 to 8 ratio), glitter and small world space figures! The kids were able to mould the moon dust, using their hands and containers- it’s a great way to explore and talk about the universe. One little girl made a ball with her hands and said “This is the world” Then pointing at two different locations, she said “There’s Australia and there’s Minorca!” AMAZING!
The Puzzles Connection
After reading the wonderful book Yum Yum written by Cathie Colless and Emily Colless and Illustrated by Deb Murray, the children and I re-created the...