DIY felt play boards

It’s so important to me that C gets what he needs from me as much as humanly possible after little brother arrives. I’ll be stuck in one spot nursing the little guy a lot and I wanted to make some things for caliger and I to do together quietly during that time! Normally a nursing…

DIY button snake 

Another great fine motor skill busy bag! This one took a little more effort as I did have to sew the buttons on the ribbon.   Let’s take a minute and talk about fine motor skills! Fine motor skills help us accomplish tasks like cutting and writing. My 12 yo really struggles still with this…

Pipe cleaner sensory play! 

So today we played with pipe cleaners! I set up two different stations, one for toddlers and one for preschoolers.  For the toddlers I just stuck some into my strainer     They sat on the floor and pulled them out ran around with them and then put them back in! They did this for…

Diy light box

Took me about 10 minutes to throw this together for the kiddos! You’ll need: Storage container with a clear lid or bottom aluminum foil Tissue paper Tape Clear or white Christmas lights So I went down to my basement and found a storage container that had little in it or things that could be easily…

Water play

  Some days I just need something easy! Something to occupy the multiple teethers I have in my house! This worked like a charm! Caliger played for 45 minutes and D played for 1 1/2 hours! If I wasnt so busy documenting this sensory project I probably could have opened the dishwasher without a crazy…

Colored dried oatmeal

This has to be my most favorite sensory project that we’ve explored so far! It was very easy to color the oats and although the kids threw them everywhere they were not sticky and easy to clean up. The texture is also really awesome. I couldn’t help but play in them myself! I used the…