How to Color rice using Acrylic paint

Rice is a great sensory material for sensory bins and sensory play. With just a few materials and 20 minutes, you can go from plain rice to having colored rice using acrylic paint to playing! Playing with colored rice feels very different than playing with colored chickpeas or even beans, yet they absorb and reflect …

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25+ Exciting Summer Activities for Preschoolers to Keep Them Busy

From splashing in water play to embarking on nature scavenger hunts and creating some cool sensory bins, these ideas are perfect for keeping little ones entertained and engaged all summer! We’ve curated 50 simple yet exhilarating Summer Activities for Preschoolers and toddlers guaranteed to make this season unforgettable.  But here is a secret: I have …

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Easy fix when playdough is too sticky

Love the idea of making playdough but hate that when you try a homemade playdough recipe and then it is too sticky. I tried hundreds of recipes and finally figured out how you can fix any type of homemade playdough recipe and make it less sticky! Playdough is one of the best ways to keep …

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Nature playdough Recipe using Real Flowers

spring playdough

It’s time to welcome spring with a new nature playdough recipe! Here is the easiest spring playdough recipe you can make at home or at school to welcome this new season. For a printable copy of this spring playdough recipe, scroll to the bottom of the post. Supplies: What Flowers to use? For this nature …

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The Best Glitter Valentine’s Day Sensory Bottle

Sensory bottles are a great sensory activity for babies and a calming tool for toddlers and kids. Make this Valentine’s Day bottle to celebrate Valentine’s Day When using sensory bottles, like this Valentine’s Day Sensory Bottle, it’s essential to ensure that the materials inside are safe and age-appropriate for your baby. Always supervise playtime and …

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Valentine’s Day sensory bin using Colored Rice

Looking to make an easy sensory bin to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Try this colored rice recipe using paint and play all month long. I love to add this to my IKEA sensory table and leave it there all month long for my toddler to enjoy. It is also a favorite sensory recipe in my sensory …

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Playdough Mats

PLAYDOUGH MATS Needing some support in teaching your  2, 3, 4 child at home through play? Download our simple playdough mats to teach through fun playful activities.

homemade playdough recipe list

Coming up and testing new homemade playdough recipes is one of my favorite things to do and you will too! Pick one recipe to try below and remember, if the dough comes out too sticky – add sprinkle in more flour and if it’s too dry and is crumbling then add some water. Playdough Recipe …

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Make this ocean waves sensory bottle for your summer theme and play for days! Making sensory bottles is one of my favorite sensory activities to do. You make it once and you can save it to play for days!!! This sensory bottle has one that my son plays the most with and today I will …

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