Easy Sensory Play Activities for KidsSquishy, slimy, cold, hot, ooey, and gooey are a just few good words to describe Sensory Play Activities which help children of all sorts, but especially those with Sensory Processing Disorders. Enjoy!
|Sensory Play Based Learning Activities.|
Put on an old shirt, attach old white sheets to the walls and floors and get splatting. Don't be worried if it takes your child a while to warm up to the idea. Let them watch you or other kids enjoying the activity; before you know it your child will ease into the action. Some kids just like to watch. Their eyes are processing!
Wet! Release your inner Monet:
Play with your Food and Paint it with Milk Paint.
|Milk paint on Toast. It is fun to eat!|
Pound! Pretend You're a Chef:
|Pound a pretzel.|
|Baking is the oldest form of sensory play.|
Slimy! Sensory Egg Sparkly:
Bump! Baby Boppers:
It's like Sumo Suits and Bumper Cars all rolled into one.
Bounce into your buddy or roll around on the ground- bet you
can't get up by yourself! We got these at orientaltrading.com
Cold! Shaving Cream:
Shaving Cream, Food Coloring, and the Great Outdoors what could be better? I know, Cool Whip and Food Coloring. It works great as Sidewalk Paint too.
We made a shaving cream cake in our Messy Play Class for preschoolers.
Blow! Marshmallow Sensory Fun: Squishy, Soft, Suck in through a straw, Hold, Drop into a cup. Times Up ~ Most in Cup Wins.
|Sensory Spaghetti Play Ideas|
Think! Creative Play:
Gone Fishin' with Rainbow Fish
and Ziploc Aquarium Squishy.
|Pretend to fish with Pool Noodles.|
|Packing peanuts are fun, but please be careful and never leave a child unattended. They are a choking hazard and if left alone, a child could suffocate in a large pile.|
Tickle! Packing Peanuts:
More fun than a ball pit. Play in them or make a Snowy Craft.