Baby and Toddler Sensory Play with Hair Rollers

Make a fun little sensory play activity for babies and toddlers using some coloured hair rollers in different sizes! Such a lovely, tactile exploratory experience and great for little hands to develop co-ordination and motor skills along the way.

Baby play activity with hair rollers

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Giant Bead Abacus for Counting and Addition

Turn a large cardboard box into a giant abacus for some fun counting and addition games with kids! Kinaesthetic learning and fun, with some motor skills mixed into the play too.Giant Abacus textWe had a huge cardboard box in our house for a couple of months which we used

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Handprint Flower Card and Framed Art

Make a super quick and simple card or framed artwork gift for Father’s day (or Mother’s day, Christmas, birthdays, you name it!) as a lovely memory of the relative size of the children’s little hands. So easy that everyone can get involved from baby to teenager, and easy to put together in few quick minutes!

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Frozen Jello Sensory Play

Create a wonderfully fun material for summer sensory play by freezing jello/jelly with sparkles mixed through! It is also a fantastic, hands-on science investigation for watching changes in state of materials and experimenting with how to make substances melt.Frozen sparkle jello sensory play collage

 

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Rosemary Scented Water for Natural Sensory Play

Make some scented rosemary water for all natural sensory play and exploration, as a real treat for the senses! Perfect for outdoor water play and investigating plants and their properties more closely.

Rosemary water for sensory play

On the few warm, sunny days we have had so

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