Oatmeal Playdough Recipe

Oatmeal Playdough Recipe

Looking for something a little different that is a great sensory activity and helps with fine motor skills? This homemade oatmeal playdough recipe is quick and easy. You won’t have to worry about your little one putting it in their mouth because it is edible, although I am not sure[Read more]

Sensory Bin 101

Why are sensory bins important? Young children learn about their world by exploring and experimenting using their senses. By observing a young toddler exploring  their environment you will see this in action. They look at,  touch, smell, and taste just about anything they come in contact with- this is how they[Read more]

Mini Sensory Bin

Mini Sensory Bin for Kids

We love sensory bins around here. This mini sensory bin is great for when you don’t have much time to put into a regular size sensory bin or if you would like to contain the mess to the top of table. This mini sensory bin allows for fun sensory play[Read more]

Easter Sensory Bin

Easter Sensory bin

Want an activity that will calm your child and engage them providing hours of play? Then you want to put together a sensory bin? Don’t know what a sensory bin is or what is so great about them. No problem, Click here for more benefits of sensory bins. The fun thing[Read more]

Chocolate Scented Playdough

Chocolate Playdough

When you think of childhood, what is the first thing that comes to mind? I bet playdough is high up on that list. Playdough and childhood go hand and hand. The smooshing and smashing is so great for those fine motor skills. I think it is so fun that now[Read more]

Rainbow Sensory Bin With Fruit Loops

rainbow sensory bin

Looking for a fun edible rainbow sensory bin that is perfect for spring or St. Patrick’s Day? Since my little lady still puts everything in her mouth, I am constantly in search of fun and edible sensory activities. I thought why not try something fun, colorful and yummy! The Fruit[Read more]

How to Dye Rice

How to Dye Rice Sensory Play

Need some colored rice for a sensory bin or sensory jar? This is a simple tutorial on how to dye rice with Kool-aid. This is a great way to add vibrant colors and scents to rice for sensory bins and other fun activities. You’ll need: 1 cup rice 1/2 teaspoon Kool-aid[Read more]

Salt Dough Recipe

Salt Dough Recipe

Salt dough is great for making ornaments, handprint or footprint keepsakes, figurines, jewelry, dinosaur fossils, and much more. This salt dough recipe is fast and easy and uses things you probably already have in your kitchen. How to Make Salt Dough Ingredients: 1 cup salt 2 cups all purpose flour 1[Read more]

Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Activity for Kids

Dinosaur Fossil Excavation Activity

I don’t know about you but I think very kid goes through a dinosaur stage. Let’s face it dinosaurs are just super cool. My oldest is a dinosaur enthusiast and so I set up this edible dinosaur fossil excavation activity. It is a little bit science, a little bit history, and[Read more]

Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin

Valentine's Day Sensory Bin

We absolutely love sensory play. It is fun, educational, and relaxing! We took all our items from our Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt and made this fun Valentine’s Day Sensory Bin.   For This You’ll need:  Plastic Container Kool Aid Dyed Rice Shredded red paper Valentine’s Day items I used a box, heart[Read more]