Exploring Textures in Play Dough

Set up an exciting investigation to explore patterns and textures in play dough. A creative, sensory activity for toddlers and preschoolers to enjoy.

Here’s the next in our series of wonderful guest posts here on the blog, while I’m busy enjoying our newest little baby!

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Christmas Sensory Treasure Basket

Create a Christmas sensory treasure basket for toddlers and preschoolers to explore textures, sights, sounds and scents of the season! So simple and quick to put together, it will promote lots of curiosity and exploration using all of the senses.Christmas sensory treasure basket for toddlers

Over the years we have

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Snow Puffy Paint Recipe

Make some glorious Winter art with this sparkly, snow puffy paint recipe! Using shaving cream and white glue, this paint dries thick and puffy without needing to be heated in a microwave, and looks really effective in art projects!Snow puffy paint recipe

We’ve been exploring texture and form with this

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Herbal Rice for Natural Sensory Play

Natural herbal rice for sensory play

Add some herbs to rice to make a lovely natural sensory play material that smells wonderful and adds interesting textures to the usual mixture.Natural herbal rice for sensory play

We have made a lot of sensory rice tubs for play and they last indefinitely, if stored in

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Creamy Coconut Play Dough Recipe

Creamy coconut play dough recipe with 2 ingredients!

Make some wonderfully creamy coconut play dough with this easy, 2-ingredient recipe! It smells wonderful and is so soft and bright! It makes a perfect invitation to play with coconut play dough and natural loose materials. It is scented sensory fun and fine motor development all rolled into one  for little ones!Continue reading Creamy Coconut Play Dough Recipe