Disclosure: I received the Safari mini figurines at no cost in exchange for my honest opinion. All opinions expressed are my own. This post contains affiliate links. Last week I set up a fun sensory tray for my little ones to play with. This activity was something new for them and they thoroughly enjoyed playing with it! I set up an invitation to play using a plastic silverware tray. Then I added different items into the individual sections. Here's what I used: green felt dry … [Read more...]
What is Small World Play and Why is it Important?
Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links for your convenience. Small world play is an important part of preschool and a great way for little ones to learn. It's an easy play activity to set up and kids love the invitation to play. Today I'm going to share more about what small world play is and why it is important! Small world play is creating a life scene for the child to play with. You can use miniature items (such as miniature furniture or barn animals) in the … [Read more...]
How to Make Your Own Snow
Did you know that you can make your own snow?! It's really a neat sensory activity!! If you live in place where you don't can't experience snow, here's your chance! Here's what you need: 1 can of shaving cream 2 boxes of baking soda large container To make the snow, mix baking soda with shaving cream. I just mixed with my hands until I got a good consistency. The neat thing about this, is that it actually feels a bit cold, like snow! It's soft, moldable, squishy, and … [Read more...]
Small World Play in the Sink
This activity came to our rescue the other day. My kids really needed something to keep them occupied, so this small world play in the sink ended up being perfect. Here's how I set it up. I sprinkled a little jello powder (for smell) and a few drops of food coloring in the sink filled with water. Then I set ocean animals and shells around the sink. I also put in some foam sheets in the water for the plastic sea creatures to float on (since they would just sink in the … [Read more...]