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touch book page - For a child with little available vision they may be relying more on how objects feel and sound rather than how they look. This handmade touch book is easy to put together and enables your child to learn about different textures (the same can be done with sounds!)

infant activity 3 Learn how to make your own Touch Book for your blind baby by putting together a book of textures for him to feel. It's easy and fun and can be a great gift for a visually impaired child. or anyone!

Love this idea for kids New Years' Eve wishing wands - great way to make resolutions too.

Do you make New Year resolutions with your children? Here’s a lovely craft idea that encourages children to think about their hopes and dreams for the year ahead. Make a New Year wishing wand and find out what they wish for!

Great idea for my mindee's trajectory schema

This afternoon we combined two of our favourite things here at Clare’s Little Tots – cars and drawing. The results were a beautiful masterpiece and lots of fun. This simply play activity took a few minutes to set up, costs nothing and is done using things

googly eye sensory bag for mess free sensory halloween fun for babies and toddlers.

This morning my nearly 6 month old had his first go at sensory play with this Halloween themed googly eye sensory bag. This mess free sensory play is great for little hands to explore without the clean up at the end. As with all messy and sensory .

This Calming Find It Game is perfect for changing a child's focus from being upset to concentrating on finding fun objects in a find it game.

Low AT - Calming Find It Game is perfect for changing a child’s focus from being upset to concentrating on finding fun objects. It helps redirect a child's behavior

Explore colour theory with this simple experiment that involves no mess - bringing the classic childrens storybook Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni to life whilst learning at the same time.

Make table sets of these "magnifying glasses".Explore colour theory with this simple experiment that involves no mess - bringing the classic childrens storybook Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni to life whilst learning at the same time.

All About Me Rainbow - First Day of School Activity

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Give your kids this educational activity to do some Christmas Candy Math with M&Ms

Educational activity to do some Christmas Candy Math with M&Ms. Could do this with various shapes such as pumpkins, hearts, snowmen, etc.

Fire-Breathing Dragon for fairy tale unit in preschool

Fire-Breathing Dragon: Deep Breathing for Kids. Click through photo for instructions on how to make the dragon. Students blow through the hole and practice the deep breathing calming technique until the breathing slows and the dragon is calm.

The Primary Pack: Calm Down Bottles for the Classroom

Today’s post is ALL ABOUT SENSORY BOTTLES! I have to confess, I didn’t really “know” about sensory or discover bottles, when my kids were little… I wish I did