Sensory play ideas

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

Water Sensory Play:  Polka Dot Soup from Fun at Home with Kids

Water Sensory Play: Polka Dot Soup

Melting Ice Castles -- This preschool science experience was Inspired by my students' love of "Frozen".  Perfect for a fairy tale them, or just because!

Preschool Science Fun with Ice Castles

Science Melting Ice Castles -- This preschool science experience was Inspired by my students' love of "Frozen". Perfect for a fairy tale them, or just because!

Four Foam Block Building Ideas that involve sensory experiences and new building challenges for kids. Preschool and baby friendly ideas.

Four Foam Block Building Ideas that involve sensory experiences and new building challenges for kids. Foaming blocks are much lighter than the common wood blocks which give a different impression and feeling for children to explore the construction fun.

Mud garden!  Could also use these for sensory tubs full of rice, wheat, beans, corn etc. that could be taken in when they are done with but the birds can do the sweep up!

Sand and water table idea outdoor 20 mud kitchen ideas in mini decoration 2 with outdoor kitchen mud kitchen inspiration best of

Toddler Sensory Play: Valentine's Day Soup from Fun at Home with Kids

Toddler Sensory Play: Valentine's Day Soup

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twenty fun things to freeze into ice blocks for cool sensory play!

Twenty Fun Things to Freeze in Ice Blocks

twenty fun things to freeze into ice blocks for cool sensory play water trolley ideas for outdoor water play in summer

Improving a Sand Pit | Day 24 30 Days to Transform Your Play

Improving a Sand Pit

"Improving a Sand Pit: Adding materials which encourage open-ended exploration". Love the idea of dustpan and brush brush for dusting off hands and feet =D

Freezing items in ice cubes and then using them for the water table could be really fun for explaining water stages, why they're melting.. etc.

This water table idea gives the children the chance to play and experiment with loose parts as well as learn about the different liquid states.

Spring is in the Air

Display looking at the skills children master when they are enjoying sand play. EYFS

A display documenting the skills children are developing as they are enjoying sand play.

The idea's cool and I'm really digging this table for outside.  Wouldn't it be cool to make it different levels with different size/shape bins?  I just can't be simple...  Good luck with this one, hubby!  xoxo

Pom-poms and egg cartons provide excellent fine motor, color, and counting experiences.

Treasure tank play-use larger play toys for toddlers.  Fun idea since we don't have a water table.

Treasure tank play-use larger play toys for toddlers. Fun idea since we don't have a water table. Great for little girls at a pirate birthday party!

Sand play is so important for children's imaginations, this site has a lot of wonderful ideas too.

Sand Tray Play

sand & cars & animals, oh my! love the play going on in this sand tray.

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