Cooking with your kids is a great way to build their self-esteem, provide them with essential life skills and teach them to be healthy eaters.
It can be difficult to teach babies about the various uses of water but all you need for easy sensory lessons is a big pot with just a bit of warm water in the bottom.
Singing or listening to music together is another fun way to explore music. If you do not have the instruments that are available, you can make a simple homemade drum with anything around the house: coffee cans, pots and pans, and even large boxes.
What list would be complete without a sensory play dough? It is easy to make at home, and fun for children of all ages.
Set a few dishes with water and a few spoons, sponges and other tools to manipulate the water right in your dishwasher door. There is less mess to clean up and the door of the dishwasher is usually a good height for small children.
This activity is less messy than some of the others and is great for reducing stress. This activity is also a great choice for sensory exploration because it combines three senses: touch, hearing and smell.
You can even add sensory learning lesson for bath time with this soap paint that gets your child and your tub clean. Check Chalk in My Pocket for Regina brilliant tutorial on how to make bath puffy paint.
Freeze small toys in the water in food storage containers, cake pan, or even a balloon and then let your kids start digging their toys out of the ice with a spoon. This project can get a bit messy, so make sure you do it in an area where a little ...