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Sensory Play Ideas

Play dough:

  • 2 cups of flour
  • ½ cup of salt
  • 2 tbs of oil
  • 2 tbs of cream of tarter
  • 1 ½ cups of boiling water
  • Food coloring

 

Peep play dough:

  • Melt peeps in microwave with a teaspoon of water for 45 seconds
  • Add a teaspoon of oil and stir to loosen
  • Leave in bowl to cool
  • Add 1/3 to ½ cup of corn starch to a different bowl and press down to coat the bottom of the bowl as much as possible
  • Add melted marshmallows to the corn starch bowl
  • Gently use spatula to fold the corn starch over and into the marshmallow
  • Coat hands in corn starch and begin using hands to mix
  • Add corn starch as needed by mixing and folding until dough no longer sticks to hands

 

Slime:

  • -Mix 1/2 cup of glue and 1/2 cup of water in bowl
  • Add food coloring and glitter if desired
  • Mix in 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • Add 1 tablespoon of saline solution
  • Stir thoroughly
  • Knead with hands

 

Fluffy Slime:

  • Add 3-4 cups of shaving cream to a bowl
  • Mix in 1/2 of glue
  • Add food coloring if desired
  • Mix in 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • Add 1 tablespoon of saline solution
  • Stir thoroughly
  • Knead with hands

 

Puffy Paint:

  • Mix equal amounts of glue and shaving cream together

 

Cloud Dough:

Mix together 8 cups flour & 1 cup vegetable oil

 

 

Shaving Cream Play

Your child can practice writing his/her name, shapes, sight words and/or numbers.

Need:  5 Clear Containers; Primary Color Food Dye or Washable Watercolors; Paper Towels; Water

 

line up the 5 containers in a row and fill with water (put a little LESS water in the 2nd & 4th container); in the 1st container, squeeze in red dye; in the 3rd container, sqeeze in yellow dye; in the 5th or last container, squeeze in blue dye; roll up a paper towel and put an edge into each container (one edge in color water & the other edge in clear water); keep adding in the edges of paper towels until you have a crawling caterpillar; watch the colors CRAWL!

Need:  Clean, empty jar (a peanut butter jar works great!); washable paint; dried beans; heavy paper

Cut paper to fit into the jar; Add a couple of drops of paint of to bottom of the jar (a couple of drops of each color you chose); drop a couple of handfuls of beans into the jar on top of the paint (enough to cover the bottom of jar); carefully put paper inside the jar so that it wraps around the sides; close lid tightly; shake jar (the fun part); carefully remove the paper from the jar and pick off any beans that may be stuck; allow to dry; if you used washable paint, you can rinse and reuse the beans.

No Mess Painting

Make Your Own Moon Sand

8 cups of flour - 1 cup of oil - A few drops of your favorite food coloring

mix flour & oil really well in large mixing bowl - once smooth, add food coloring a little at a time until it's the color you want.

Jelly Bean Sorting

You can also use a muffin pan for less mess

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