Category Archives: sensory play

Water beads, beans and weighing

My kids really love their water beads and I love how they have been incorporated into their play (they make great pretend cargo for the trucks and trains). Pink has had quite a sensory challenge with water so I am … Continue reading

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Construction play area

We have a new sensory play area and the kids are loving it. The blue mat is actually their large art messy mat, my attempt at trying to contain some of the excess sand.  I cut open some old Amazon … Continue reading

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Cupcakes – role playing and play dough

We love cupcakes in our house.  It has become a bit of a family tradition that when it is someones birthday we have cupcakes.  So after having our cupcakes on Sunday Pink and I decided that we needed to open … Continue reading

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No Dinosaurs just Tiddler instead

I had planned on doing a dinosaur dig with the kids this week but unfortunately it did not go as planned.  Before the kids had a chance to dig for dinosaur fossils our dig site got flooded.  Very frustrating especially … Continue reading

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Space here we come

My kids have never been interested in Space until a few weeks ago when they watched this You-Tube clip  Space shuttle launch .   Now my little boy is obsessed.  He walks around the house doing a countdown and they saying … Continue reading

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Starting year 2 and making Collages

The kids and I had a blast this weekend experimenting with our food dye and bits and pieces out of the kitchen cupboards.  We started off dyeing some rice, mainly as we have done this a number of times before … Continue reading

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Animal / begining of autumn sensory bin

I have been very lazy about updating the kids sensory bins over the summer, my excuse has been that we are enjoying the garden and the sand table (well really mud table) but with the weather turning a bit I … Continue reading

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